Charles C. Russell, 91, of Galax, Va., died May 19, 2022. He was born in Woodlawn, Va., on Sept. 21, 1930, to the late Charles and Blanche Haynes Russell.

In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by several siblings.

He is survived by his wife, Ruby Russell; sons, David C. Russell and wife, Angela, and John R. Russell and wife, Cheryl, all of Galax; several grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

A graveside service was held May 22, 2022, at Gladeville United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. The Rev. Terri Gregory officiated.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Gladeville United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 103 Cranberry Road, Galax, VA 24333, or to Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 6926 Carrollton Pike, Galax, VA 24333.

The care of Mr. Russell has been entrusted to High Country Services. Online condolences can be made at