Russell Edward Jose

SANDOVAL — Russell Edward Jose, 86 of Sandoval passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Doctors Nursing Home in Salem.

Jose, RussellHe was born September 6, 1929, in Highland, son of Felton Jose and Mildred (Clayton) Jose. He married Marilyn Mae (Watson) Pollard on July 4, 1971 and she survives.

In addition to his wife of 45 years, he is also survived by a son, Craig Jose of Centralia; three grandchildren; a brother, Felton Jose of Salem; a sister, Joyce Brown of Salem; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Terry Jose; and a sister, Patty Sloat.

Russell served in the Salem National Guard. He worked at Centralia Car Wash for 20 plus years and owned Happy Hour Laundry Mat for 43 years. He enjoyed bowling. Russell was an avid St. Louis Cardinal’s Fan. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and friends.

Funeral Services for Russell Jose will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, August 1, 2016, at the Hillcrest Lakeside Chapel in Centralia with Pastor Steve Upchurch officiating. Entombment will take place in the Hillcrest Lakeside Mausoleum.

Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Relay for Life and will be accepted at the Hillcrest Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Centralia, which is assisting the family with arrangements.

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