David H. Russell

December 27, 1939 ~ October 12, 2021 (age 81)


David Hart Russell was born in Portland Oregon on 12/27/1939.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Donna Pearson Russell, his three children; Brian (Se-ryong), Jeff (Imelda), and Mark (renee). Six grandchildren; Raellyne (Mike), Lauren, Hannah, Madeline, Kai and Chase. One Great-granddaughter Legacy, and faithful pup Cisco. Sister Nancy Simpson (Rick), Brother-in-law, Greg Pearson, nephew Chuck, nieces Laura and Cathy. Predeceased by parents John and Mery and niece Caroline.

Dave owned and operated with son Jeff Dave Russell Motors for 60 years and was known as "Cadillac Dave". Work was his pride and joy, he was honored as Oregon State Dealer of the Year.

Dave and Donna were fanatic fans of NASCAR since 1987. Dave had a NASCAR man cave in their Arizona home. 

Huge thanks to Providence Portland Hospice that made his passing a little easier. 




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Funeral Service
October 18, 2021

12:00 PM
Rose City Funeral Home Chapel
5625 N.E. Fremont Street
Portland, Oregon 97213
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Private Interment

Sunset Hills Memorial Park
6801 SW Sunset Highway
Portland, OR 97225

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