Russell Artrip

Russell Brady Artrip

Friday, March 25th, 1966 - Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Clintwood, VA- Russell Brady Artrip, age 52 of Puckett Gap, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Dickenson Community Hospital in Clintwood, VA. Born in Fairfax, VA, he was a son of Hattie Yvonne Counts Artrip and the late Oland Edward Artrip. He was a 1984 Haysi High School graduate and had a Bachelor’s degree from UVA Wise. He was last employed as a Special Ed teacher for the Dickenson County Public School System and was of the Freewill Baptist faith. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Benjamin Todd Artrip, an aunt, Betty Oden and cousin, Christina Delguidice.
In addition to his mother, Hattie, survivors include his wife, Melissa Artrip, children, Cole (Emily Hawkins) Artrip of Clintwood and Tanner (Kristen Abate) Artrip of Bristol, TN, an aunt, Josie Artrip, mother-in-law, Leona “Tiny” Thomas and a host of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at Haysi Funeral Home with Danny Sluss officiating. The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. prior to funeral services. Graveside services will be conducted at 12:00 noon, Wednesday, March 6, at Artrip Cemetery, Clintwood, VA. Pallbearers will be Brian Childress, P.E. Edwards, Jarren McCowan, Darwin Stallard, Jeff Branham, Dennis McCowan, Ervin Counts and Cody Branham, honorary pallbearers will be Sonny Barton and Greg Wampler. Online condolences may be sent to Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 7:00pm
    Haysi Funeral Home
    24682 Dickenson Highway
    HAYSI, VA 24256
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    Danny Sluss
  • Interment

    Artrip Cemtery
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    Graveside services will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Wednesday at Artrip Cemetery, Clintwood, VA


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Libby owens

Posted at 10:43pm
So sorry for your loss, prayers and comfort for the family

Mountain Empire Dialysis

Posted at 09:40am
Sorry to hear of the passing of Russell. It was a great honor and pleasure getting to know such a sweet and friendly gentleman.

Judy ComptonLarry

Posted at 08:59pm
Missy and boys...we are so sorry for your loss. Russell was a wonderful person. He will be missed. Love you all. Larry and Judy

Nedra Scanlon-Britton

Posted at 07:16pm
So saddened to hear of Russell's passing. My deepest sympathies to his family.

Ken & Janis Anderson

Posted at 05:13pm
Prayers of comfort. God Bless. ❤️🙏🏼

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