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September 18, 2013

Russell Hugh Forsyth

Russell Hugh Forsyth, 70, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, at home surrounded by his loving family.

Service is 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel with interment at Johnson Cemetery. Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursdayat Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel. 

He was born Feb. 6, 1943, in Hicks, Texas. Russell was an Army veteran and a toolmaker in the aviation industry at Lockheed Martin. Russell married his bride, Faye, and together they blended their families.

Russell leaves behind daughters, Lalanya Dow and Donna Bales; sons, Russell “Rusty” Forsyth, Kelly Russ, Michael Dow and Jeff Dow; sisters, Laura Gomez, Lupe Moore, Frances Mendoza, Nita Kates, Rosemary Pitts and Christine Del Rio; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

Russell was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Soledad Forsyth; his son, Randall Forsyth; his daughter, Kim Greer; his brother, Robert Forsyth; and his sister, Eula Sweet. 

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

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