Russell Creek

Russell Eugene Creek, 92, Owensville, died Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at Frene Valley Healthcare of Owensville.

He was born July 17, 1925, to Greene and Bertha Creek, at Summersville. 

He was united in marriage to Velma Jean Hibler, Nov. 1, 1947, at Owensville.

Russell was employed as a heel nailer for Brown Shoe Company.

He was preceded in death by parents, Greene and Bertha; and siblings, Myrtle, Gilbert, Harvey, Hilda and Lillian.

He is survived by wife, Velma, Owensville; children, Jerry Creek and wife Rita of Bland and Linda Creek of Jefferson City; grandchildren, Ashley Creek and husband Andrew Miller and Lindsey and Matthew Creek; great-granddaughter, Scarlett Creek-Miller; and other family and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, March 31, at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville with Rev. Stephanie DeLong officiating. Burial was in countryside Memorial Gardens, Owensville. Memorial contributions suggested to the Diabetes Foundation.

Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville.