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Russell D. Vest

September 25, 1941 - July 24, 2017
Muskegon, MI



Saturday, August 12, 2017
12:00 PM EDT
Troy Township Hall
10350 N. Dickinson Avenue
Walkerville, MI 49459

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Mr. Russell Dean Vest, age 75, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017. He was born in Hinton, West Virginia on September 25, 1941 to Wilbert & Ethel (Vest) Hoyt and served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He married the former Sharon McCully on June 16, 1976. Mr. Vest had been employed as a machinist for Muskegon Piston Ring and then a woodworker for Wildflower Refinishing until retiring. Russell attended Samuel Lutheran Church. He was a Community Commissioner, Certified Archery Instructor and Scout Master who was very involved with the Boy Scouts of America.


Sons, Russell Vest Jr. of Muskegon, Russell (Toni) Carrier of Howard City, John Vest of Muskegon; daughter, Tia Schleben of Muskegon; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Sherry McCully, Boneta Radakovitz; brother-in-law, Harry McCully; special relatives, Mike Firos, Raymond Gould, Richard Schleben, George & Janice Vest. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon in 2010.


Saturday, August 12, 2017, Noon at Troy Township Hall, 10350 N. Dickinson Avenue, Walkerville MI 49459. MEMORIAL: Clock Funeral Home for funeral expenses.