Medical 11

Tony Carlton Russ

August 2, 1962 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 58)

Obituary

Tony Carlton Russ, 58, of Clarkton passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021 at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Matthew Russ Jr. and Inez Davis Russ and one sister, Teresa Thomas. Tony leaves behind one sister, Shelia Atkins (Bruce) of Lisbon, three nephews, Bruce Atkins Jr., Brooks Atkins, and Johnathon Thomas, two nieces, Tera Thomas, and Wendy Martin, four great nieces Mattie Richardson, Mileigh Martin, Kaylie Atkins, Molly Patterson and one great nephew, Isaac Atkins.

Tony was a family man with a big heart. He was always catering to his nieces and nephews and lending a helping hand to those in need. He enjoyed his coffee, working on cars and riding around when he felt like it. His big heart and gentle nature will be missed.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A funeral service is planned for Friday, May 7th at 1:00 pm at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home with Rev. Lacey Norris officiating. Burial will follow the services in the Atkins Family Cemetery off of White Plains Church Rd in Clarkton. All attendees are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the funeral fund of, Tony Russ c/o Bladen- Gaskins Funeral Home, PO Box 3150, Elizabethtown, NC 28337.
Pallbearers for Mr. Russ are Jonathan Thomas, Bruce Atkins JR., Brooks Atkins, Edward Atkins, Jeromy Martin and Ricky Hall.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Tony Carlton Russ, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 6, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3131 Martin Luther King Drive
Elizabethtown, North Carolina 28337

Funeral Service
Friday
May 7, 2021

1:00 PM
Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3131 Martin Luther King Drive
Elizabethtown, North Carolina 28337

Burial
Friday
May 7, 2021

2:00 PM
Atkins Family Cemetery
White Plains Church Rd
Clarkton, NC 28433

© 2021 Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home & Cremation. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy