Deaths Death Notices
THON, Russell Lee
THON - Russell Lee Long time resident of the Buffalo area, passed away at his home in Tallahassee, Florida on Thursday, August 10th. He was 69 years old. Born in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Williamsville with his family as a young boy. He attended Clarence Central High School. He was a long-time employee of Rootie's first in Amherst, N.Y., later in Coconut Creek, Florida and finally in Louisville, Kentucky. He retired in 2013 and moved to Tallahassee, Florida to be near his brother. Russ was very social person and loved to banter over a beer. He is survived by his brother Bill, and two sisters, Ruth and Donna, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.