WATERTOWN, NY – Russell E. Kellogg, 86, of Weaver Road, Watertown, NY, passed away in the early hours of Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County.
Born July 16, 1933 in Boonville, NY, a son to the late James F. and Viola (Rudd) Kellogg, he attended school in Glenfield, NY. He went on to work as a maintenance man for General Telephone in Boonville, NY.
Russell was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Korean Conflict.
On Nov. 15, 1958, Russell married Dorothy Rebb. Dorothy passed Dec. 17, 1997.
Russell was a member of the Lowville American Legion Post #162, he was a member of The Rock Church in Watertown, NY.
He was also a minister of the Gospel through The Rock Church.
Russell loved to garden, be outdoors and go for walks. He loved to go to rummage sales and thrift stores. He loved to have parties, go to social events and to travel. He loved baking and cooking for his family, as well. Russell was very artistic and creative; he was considered quite the handyman. But most of all, he loved spending time with his family.
Surviving are his children, Leslie (Garvis) Hulbert, Maiden, NC; James R. (Paul) Kellogg, Gastonia, NC; Robin (Dennis) Hulbert, Watertown, NY; Robert Kellogg, Gastonia, NC; two brothers, Carl Kellogg and Ervin Kellogg; nine grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Russell was predeceased by 10 siblings, Richard Kellogg; Lloyd Kellogg; Harold Kellogg; Charles Kellogg; Loretta Hill; Shirley Joslin; Beverly Kinel; and three siblings that passed away at birth.
A memorial service will be held with military honors rendered at 2 PM on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at The Rock Church, 22201 US-11, Watertown, NY 13601, with Pastor Myron Jamerson and Rev. Dominic Kriegbaum officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to “Cheerful season you are not alone” Ministry at The Rock Church, 22201 US-11, Watertown, NY 13601 or Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St, Watertown, NY 13601.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage, NY.
Condolences may be made online at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.