Floyd R. Russ, 83, of Warren, PA., died Friday evening, April 10,
2015 at the Warren Manor Nursing Home. He was born June 15,
1931 in Howe Township, Forest County, PA. Floyd was a
longtime Warren area resident. He had served with the U.S.
Navy during the Korean War, serving on the ship known as
Midway. He was employed for 41 years with the former National
Forge Company as a Plumber, retiring in 1993..
Floyd was a Past Commander with the Kinzua Power Squadron,
was a member of the Warren American Legion Post 135, Warren
Eagles Aerie, Lakewood Rod & Gun Club, 32nd degree mason
with Joseph Warren Masonic Lodge, Coudersport Consistory,
Warren Shrine Club and the Warren Grotto. He was an avid
boater, fisherman, enjoyed camping, traveling and going on
cruises, where he especially enjoyed salmon fishing in Alaska
with his son-in-law.
He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Diane Tompkins Russ
whom he married June 13, 1998 in Warren, PA., 1 Daughter –
Cindy Reinsel and husband, Craig of Ft. Mills, S.C., 3
Stepchildren – James M. Horsley of Edwards, CO., Linda C.
Holtby and companion, Christopher Day both of Warren, PA.,
John C. Horsley and wife, Anna of Edwards, CO., 1 Brother –
Ronald Russ and wife, Andrea of Sheffield, PA., 1 Sister –
Florence Barton of Warren, PA., 3 Grandsons – Scott Baker, Bill
Baker and his wife, Courtney, Greg Baker, 4 Step Grandchildren –
Christopher Holtby, Monica, Marissa and Erica Day, 4 Great
Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his 1st
wife, Carolyn Joyce Hanson Russ whom he married November
30, 1952 in Sheffield, PA. who died February 27, 1991, 1 Brother –
Wayne E. Russ, 1 Sister – Janet Hahn.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304
East Street, Warren, PA., Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 11:00 A.M.
until 1:00 P.M. when a funeral service will be conducted by Rev.
Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Warren General Hospital,
officiating. Full military honors will be conducted at Sheffield
Cemetery by members of the John Gertsch Memorial Vietnam
Post and the U.S. Navy funeral detail. Interment will be in
Sheffield Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so
through Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365
or a charity of one’s choice. E-mail condolences may be sent by