Russell Lee Beaverson, 84, of rural Fayette, died Saturday morning, March 15, 2014, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon. He was born May 25, 1929, in Fayette, to the late Carl and Grace (Zuvers) Beaverson. He married Beverly J. Moredock on July 30, 1997, in DeKalb, IN, and she survives.

Russ graduated from High School in Fairbanks, Alaska, and served in the United States Air Force. He retired from Ford Motor Company, after being employed at its Maumee Stamping Plant for over 30 years. He was a member of the American Legion in Wauseon, OH, the Zenobia Shriners in Toledo, OH, and the Masonic Lodge and Order of Eastern Star in Wauseon. He enjoyed farming with his father and fishing, and one of his greatest pastimes was restoring tractors.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Bev, are his five sisters, Doris Leininger of Waldron, MI, Carol Pfund of Wauseon, Mary (Ralph) Ferris of Morenci, MI, Mabel (Chuck) Hudson of Delta, OH, and Glenda (Lawrence) Towers of Fyaette; a brother, Roger (Brenda) Beaverson of Belle Center, OH; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service for Russell Beaverson will be held Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at the Fayette Christian Church-Disciples in Fayette with Pastor Gene Sugg officiating. Interment with Military Rites conducted by the Fulton County Honor Guard will follow at the Lauber Hill Cemetery near Pettisville. The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday afternoon from 2-8 p.m. at the Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in beaverson_russell - WEB

Those planning an expression of sympathy may direct memorial donations in Russell’s honor to the Fayette Christian Church-Disciples, Lauber Hill Cemetery Fund, or the Zenobia Shrine.

Friends can share memories and condolences with Russ’s family online at

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