Russell William Ferrell ’62

Russell William Ferrell ’62, died November 9, 2006, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center after an extended illness. He had lived in Kingsport for fifty-four years. He received his B.S. degree from Davidson where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. He retired in 1996 from Holston Defense Corp. after twenty-eight years of service. He was preceded in death by his father and stepmother, Russell and Dorothy Ferrell; mother and stepfather, Virginia and Herb Vatcher; aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Burton; and mother-in-law, Naomi Sarver. Survivors include his wife, Peggy D. Ferrell, 1217 Linville St, Kinsport, Tenn. 37660-4512; sisters, Virginia Lewis of Bullhead City, Ariz., and Brenda Kay Barela, Nashville; brother-in-law, Robert Dobbs of, Bethel, N. C.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Brenda Coffman and Tom Sherrod, Knoxville; several nieces and nephews.