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Russell Richard Bender

October 6, 1939 ~ March 31, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Russell Bender Obituary

Russell Richard Bender passed away in Dallas, Texas on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024, at the age of 84. He was born to Robert and Edith Bender on October 6, 1939, in Hiawatha, Kansas. He lived in the Kansas City area for almost half of his life before moving to Texas.

He is survived by his wife, Reeda Squires, his son, Curtis Bender,his daughter, Lori Bender Anguiano, his grandchildren, Shellie Lynn Sutton, Anthony Sutton, William Sutton, Jennifer Anguiano, Michael Anguiano and his great grandson, Eric Anguiano. He is also survived by his best friend of over 80 years, Dick Fischer.

Preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia “Pat” Smith Bender, his son, Ronald Russell, and his daughter, Belinda “Shelley” Bender Sutton.

After High School he served a short time in the Navy and then followed in his dad’s footsteps and became a Barber. The majorityof Russell’s professional life was devoted to the transportation industry. From Owner-Operator, Management, Sales, Dispatching, as well as driving all manner of trucks, delivering all sorts of goods and commodities throughout the country; finally retiring just a few years back, after delivering new RV travel trailers or a number ofyears. 

He and his wife, Reeda, are members of the Webb Chapel Church of Christ, where he enjoyed attending services and fellowship.  He also enjoyed going to The Farmers Branch Senior Center where he and Reeda met 2 years ago. 

 

Services are as follows:

Inurnment 

Friday, April 19th, 2024 @ 3:00 p.m.

Dallas-Ft. Worth National Cemetery

2000 Mountain Creek Parkway

Dallas, Texas 75211

 

Memorial

Saturday, April 20th, 2024 @ 3:00 p.m.

Webb Chapel Church of Christ

13425 Webb Chapel Road

Dallas, Texas 75234

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Church in Russell’s name.

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Services

Inurnment
Friday
April 19, 2024

3:00 PM
Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
Dallas, TX
Guaranteed delivery before the Inurnment begins

Memorial
Saturday
April 20, 2024

3:00 PM
Webb Chapel Church of Christ
13425 Webb Chapel Rd.
Dallas, TX 75234
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial begins

Reception
Saturday
April 20, 2024

4:00 PM
Webb Chapel Church of Christ
13425 Webb Chapel Rd.
Dallas, TX 75234
Guaranteed delivery before the Reception begins

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