Jeffery “Jeff” Lee Russell


Jeffery “Jeff” Lee Russell, 60, of Spring Hill, KS passed away March 7, 2018 at KU Medical Center. Cremation. Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Condolences may be left at

Jeff was born Jan. 12, 1958 in Kansas City, MO to Barney Raymond and Barbara Ann (Mather) Russell. He grew up in the Kansas City metro area. Jeff worked for 37 years as a civil service employee. His last position was as a clerk in the Shawnee Mission Post Office. He loved all kinds of auto racing and was an avid KC Chief and KU basketball fan. Jeff will be missed by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents. Jeff is survived by his sister, Dena Franklin and nephew Tyler, Spring Hill, KS.