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Carl David Russo, Jr.

Carl David Russo Jr., age 29, of Wyoming, was unexpectedly called to his heavenly home on Monday, July 29, 2019.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Joseph Thomas Russo and his maternal grandparents, Ruby Marlene and Frederick William Strickland.  He will be greatly missed by his parents, Carl and Gail Russo; siblings, Lee and Kristi Russo, Angela and Jordon Karsies; grandmother, Lorraine Hyacinth Russo; several nieces and nephews; many aunts, uncles and cousins; special friends, Emily and Gary; and many other special friends. Carl was a popular, well-loved man who was very busy helping others and was always willing to lend a hand for his family and friends.  He was hard working and thoroughly enjoyed fishing and hunting.  Carl was a loving and caring son and brother and enjoyed making friends wherever he went. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2019, at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Kentwood) 4646 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, with Pastor Dennis Gilbert officiating.  Relatives and friends may meet the family on Friday from noon-1:45 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.  Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

  1. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Carl was always happy and full of life whenever you saw him. Very kind and easy to talk to. We will miss chatting with him at the speed shows in Greenville.

    - Jim and Annetta Fisk
  2. You will be missed honey!

    - Juanita
  3. Gail I am so so sorry for this tragic loss that has fallen on you and your family ,, all of you are in my thoughts and prayers ….

    - Laurie McGleish
  4. Cousin Gail, I am so very sorry for the sudden and tragic loss of your son. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Wendy (Stark)

    - Wendy Draves (Stark)
  5. Our deepest sympathy at the loss of your dear son, Carl. We pray God’s peace and comfort for you and your family.

    - Gary and Karen Elmore
  6. Gail and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. Sending thoughts and prayers – may you feel the Lord’s arms wrapped around you during this difficult time. ❤

    - Sarajane VanderMaas
  7. RIP Carl! You will be deeply missed!
    Your smile will never be forgotten!

    - Melanie Jensen

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