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Russell Patrick Chrisman

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 4:55 pm

Russell Patrick Chrisman, 47 of Centralia, died Sunday November 27, 2022, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

Family and friends are invited to Russ’ Life Celebration at a visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Friday, December 2, 2022 at Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home in Centralia.

Russell was born on August 17, 1975, in Mexico, the son of Buel and LeAnn (Auck) Chrisman.

Russ was a graduate of Centralia High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from William Woods University.

On June 7, 1997 in Centralia, Russell married Danelle Lafferty, and she survives of the home.

Along with his wife, Danelle, Russ is survived by two sons, Nick Chrisman and Cooper Chrisman both of Centralia; his parents, Buel and LeAnn Chrisman of Centralia, sisters, Stacey Hughes (Vince) of Hams Prairie, Sara Haskell (Jason) of Centralia; brother-in-law Seth Lafferty (Mandy) of Centralia; mother-in-law, Anita Lafferty of Centralia, nieces and nephews, Brandon Hughes, Kyle Haskell (Emily), Collin Haskell, Rachel Haskell, Lauren Lafferty, Jack Lafferty; several Aunts, Uncles, and cousins.

Russell was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Joe “Butch” Lafferty and an infant brother, Jason Buel Chrisman.

Russ enjoyed reading, being on the water, going to the Dominican Republic, and seeing the ocean. He liked animals, especially dogs. Russ was always willing to help anyone. He truly loved spending time with his boys and his nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Russell Chrisman Children’s Education Fund, and may be sent in care of Fenton-Kendrick Funeral Home, 104 S. Collier Centralia, MO 65240.

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