Russell and the former Mary Alice Nichols were married May 3, 1952 at the Fillmore Christian Church. Both were graduates of Fillmore High School and have lived and worked in Putnam County all of their lives.
Russell retired from IBM and Pioneer Seed Company. Mary Alice worked as an LPN at Putnam County Hospital and is a homemaker and quilter.
They have four sons, Michael (Donna) Harcourt of Fillmore, Kenneth (Kathleen) Harcourt of Plainfield; Steven (Felicia) Harcourt of Greenfield and Darrell (Tamara) Harcourt of Houston, Texas. They have six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
All friends and family are invited. Cards are welcome, but no gifts, please.