Russell L. Lantz, 67, a resident of Nella's Nursing Home, Elkins, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.
He was born April 4, 1947, in Buckhannon.
Preceding him in death were his mother, Mildred Lantz; and adopted parents, Herb and Trecie Lanham Lantz.
Russell is survived by two first cousins, Wilda Shipman Gregory and John Shipman both of Volga.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. today at Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel in Buckhannon, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, May 30, with the Rev. Rodney Heckert officiating. Burial will follow in Reger Cemetery at Teter.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblyn.com. Tomblyn Whitescarver Funeral Chapel of Buckhannon is in charge of the arrangements.