Russell James Miller

December 23, 1959 - March 16, 2016 

Russell James Miller

December 23, 1959 - March 16, 2016 

Obituary for Russell James Miller

FORT WORTH -- Russell James Miller, 56, manager for the Allen Samuels Automotive Group for the past 10 years, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2016.
Funeral: 1pm Monday at First Baptist Church of Euless, 1000 West Airport Freeway in Euless. Visitation: The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2pm to 4pm at Forest Ridge Funeral Home, 705 Airport Freeway. in Hurst. Memorials: In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests that memorial donations be directed to 6-Stones, 209 N. Industrial Blvd., Ste: 241, Bedford, TX 76021.
Russ was born Dec. 23, 1959 in Florissant, MO to Stewart O. Miller and Suzanne L. Turley Smith. He grew up in Roswell New Mexico and attended New Mexico Military Institute. He returned to Florissant where he graduated from Central High School. Later he moved to Denver where he worked at the Aurora Athletic Club with his sister. Russ then moved to Dallas and attended Sheet Metal School and obtained his Journeyman in metal working. Russ was married to Kathy Welch in 2007. He was an active member of his AA chapter and had obtained 15 years of sobriety. Russ vowed to fight till the end and one of his final statements was he fought the fight, and it is nearly finished; the last two minutes of the 4th quarter and now more than ever, it is important to share his remaining time with family and friends. He will be truly missed. Russ was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors: Wife, Kathy Welch, children, Ashley Welch, Allison Welch Cox and her husband Tommy of Southlake and David Welch and wife Kerry and grandson Riley of McKinney; sister, Cindy Anderson of Denver; aunt, Leola Peed of Roswell NM; two cousins and four great cousins.

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