Russell Huston, 89, of Mt. Vernon died 5:20 a.m. Jan. 18, 2005,
at Mt. Vernon Care Center in Mt. Vernon. He was owner/operator
of Russell Huston Plumbing Co.
Mr. Huston was born May 17, 1915, in Mt. Vernon to Schuyler C. and
Effie Alice (Owens) Huston. He married Hilda M. (Bayne) Huston
May 1, 1937, in Mt. Vernon; she survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral
Home in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Gene Auxier will officiate. Burial
will follow at East Salem Cemetery in rural Jefferson County. Military
flag presentation will be conducted by the chaplain of American Legion
Post 141 in Mt. Vernon.Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at
Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Huston is survived by his wife, Hilda M. Huston of Mt. Vernon; a
daughter, B.J. Snyder and husband Richard of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren
Staci Snyder of Mt. Vernon and Scott Snyder and wife Rachel of Mt. Vernon;
great-grandchildren Haley Snyder of Mt. Vernon, Amber Nelson of Mt.
Vernon, Connor Snyder of Mt. Vernon and Emma Snyder of Mt. Vernon; a sister,
Gwen McKenzie of Mt. Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Huston served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of
East Salem Missionary Baptist Church and the Mt. Vernon Kiwanis Club and was
a past member of the Jefferson County Board.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon,
where you may call 242-3348 for obituary information.
Date: 19 Jan 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman