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March 2, 2012

Russell D. King Jr.

CHARDON — Russell D. King Jr., age 17, of Chardon, Ohio, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2012, at Metro General Hospital, Cleveland, surrounded by his loving family and friends.

He was born August 12, 1994, in Claridon Township, Ohio and was a lifelong resident of Chardon. Russell was a Junior at Chardon High School, studying Alternative Energy at Auburn Career Center.

Russell worked at Amberwood Kennels in Hartsgrove, taking care of the dogs, property, wood pile and any other job that needed done. He also worked part time at Pinnacle Woods in Hambden Township. He previously worked at Bass Lake Tavern, in the kitchen.

Russell was an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing, hunting, camping, canoeing and attending and participating in Tractor pulls. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his parents, Russell D. and Jeannie (nee: Jaite) King Sr. of Chardon; sister, Crystal (Jeff Morrison) King of Windsor Township; grandmother, Shirley (nee: Frazier) King of Muskegon, Mich.;  aunts and uncles, Charles and Gail Jaite of Middlefield, Christine and Timothy Fuller of Chardon, Bob and Eva Jaite of Chardon, Mary and David Pusey of Virginia, Gretchen and Dale Wedge of Chardon, Curtis Jaite of South Carolina, Evonne Jaite of Mantua, Ohio and Brenda and Dale Wiley, Randall and Theresa Houston and Craig and Lori King, all of Muskegon, Mich. and Kris and Veronica King of Twin Lakes, Mich.; and many cousins and second cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Raymond and Josephine (nee: Regina) Jaite Goodwin and  Dennis King; aunt,  Cindy Phillips; and cousins, Brandy King and Brian Wiley.

Funeral Service will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, March 8th, at The Church of St. Mary, 401 North St., Chardon, with the Rev. Bill Mullet, of Chardon Assembly of God Church, Chardon, officiating. PRIVATE family burial will be at a later date.

Visitation will be from 2 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, at BURR FUNERAL HOME, 116 South St., (St. Rt. 44, 500’ south of Rt. 6/Chardon Square), Chardon.

Donations may be made to LifeBanc of NEO, 4775 Richmond Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44128.

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