Russell Daniels

  • Born: September 21, 1953
  • Died: May 21, 2010
  • Location: Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln Land Cremation Society

917 S. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Tel. (217) 523-4646

Tribute & Message From The Family

Russell Allen Daniels, 56, of Springfield, passed away at 10:10 a.m. on Friday, May 21, 2010 at Memorial Medical Center.

Russell was born September 21, 1953 in Springfield, the son of Earl and Yvonne Wilcox Daniels.

Russell graduated from West Side Elementary School and Athens High School in 1971. He held various positions as a welder, metal fabricator and machine computer operator for Selvaggio Steel. Russell designed mining equipment and was an expert in all welding types and accomplished in steel fabrication. He loved to solve mechanical problems, was detail oriented with a strong desire to always do his best and he loved to travel.

He is preceded in death by his mother; a brother, Kenneth Daniels; and a sister, Cynthia Daniels.

He is survived by his father, Earl (wife, Barbara) Daniels of Cantrall; three daughters, Chrisi Hagan of Powell, OH, Charlene Balbini of Hayfork, CA and Patricia Daniels of Hayforth, CA; grandchildren, Jakob and Joshua Hagan, both of Powell, OH, Nicole, Gracy and Kendra Daniels, all of Hayfork, CA, Derek, Madison and Oliva Balbini, all of Hayfork, CA; one brother, Joseph Daniels of Frisco, TX; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

A private family ceremony will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Hope Institute for Children and Families, 15 East Hazel Dell Lane, Springfield, IL 62712.