SEBRING, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Russell Keith McElfresh, 84, of Sebring, passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021, at Aultman Alliance Hospital.

He has gone home to be with the Lord.

Russell was born on May 13, 1937, in Pennsville, Ohio, to the late Howard E. and Elma B. (Wooly) McElfresh.

Russell was a 1956 graduate of Pennsville High School and a United States Navy Veteran.

Russell worked for General Motors in Lordstown as a Salvage Repair Inspector and was a member of the Local Union #1112 and United Auto Workers. He was also a member of Masonic Lodge Malta in McConnelsville #145 and a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church where he also drove the senior bus for the church.

Russell is survived by his daughters, Karen Sue McElfresh and Kimberly Ann McElfresh; a son, Kevin E. McElfresh.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Hope Weese and a brother, Wayne McElfresh.

A private family funeral will take place with a public memorial service at a later date.

Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Park in Beloit.

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