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Russell Eugene Kaufman, age 80, of Wartburg, TN passed away at Methodist Medical Center in Oak Ridge, February 4, 2019 of a broken heart after losing his wife Mary Phelphs Kaufman in December 2018 as well as other health conditions.
He was preceded in death by his parents, David L. Kaufman and Carrie C. Kaufman; siblings, Lucille Honeycutt, David Kaufman (Bud), Janelle Dautel and Clarence E. Kaufman.
He is survived by his daughters, Reeca Eslinger and Crystal Davis; mother of his children, Joann Pass: granddaughter, Megan Eslinger all of Atlanta, GA.; sister, Marilyn Obleness of Wartburg; brother, Dalton Kaufman of Lebanon, OH; and a host of nieces, nephews and special friends.
The family will receive friends Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg from 2:00-3:00 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. Gregory Bennett officiating.
Schubert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.