Robert D. 'Chub' Russell

HUDSON - Robert D. "Chub" Russell, age 96 of Hudson, OH. US Navy veteran, WWII; employed by Pickands Mather & Co. for 37 years; Hall of Fame QB for Miami University and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. Beloved husband of the late Martha "Marty" Russell (nee Dawley); loving father of Nancy Knights of Streetsboro, OH and Susan Kollman (Scott) of Twinsburg, OH; grandfather of Douglas Kollman (Margaret), Elizabeth Bresky (Derrick), William Kollman, Andrew Knights (Jill) and Emily Knights; great-grandfather of Jonathan, Daphne, Penelope Kollman, James, Emma Bresky and Jameson and Beckham Knights. The family prefers that those who wish may make contributions in his name to the Miami University Athletic Fund, 725 E. Chestnut St., Oxford, Ohio 45056 ( or to Hospice of the Western Reserve, P.O. Box 72101, Cleveland, OH 44192. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel of Laurel Lake Retirement Community, 200 Laurel Lake Dr., Hudson, OH 44236 on Friday, March 6th at 1 PM. Interment, Markillie Cemetery, Hudson, OH. For additional information, directions, complete obituary and guestbook, please log online to:



Published on March 02, 2020