Russell McIlroy Obituary

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Russell Eugene McIlroy

July 20, 1960 - July 8, 2014
Obituary

1 SG Russell Eugene McIlroy, age 53 of Clarksville, TN, passed away on July 8, 2014. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014 at the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home with Rev. Shawn Bitner officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the funeral home. Russell was born on July 20, 1960 in Wichita Falls, Texas, the son of R.E. "Gene" McIlroy and Covie Price McIlroy of Jolly, Texas. He married Deborah Bogart on March 2, 1979 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He was a 1 SG in the U.S. Army with 32 years of service. He was inducted into The Honorable Order of Saint Barbara and...
1 SG Russell Eugene McIlroy, age 53 of Clarksville, TN, passed away on July 8, 2014.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 21, 2014 at the chapel of Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home with Rev. Shawn Bitner officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the funeral home.
Russell was born on July 20, 1960 in Wichita Falls, Texas, the son of R.E. "Gene" McIlroy and Covie Price McIlroy of Jolly, Texas. He married Deborah Bogart on March 2, 1979 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He was a 1 SG in the U.S. Army with 32 years of service. He was inducted into The Honorable Order of Saint Barbara and was a Bronze Star recipient who served in Afghanistan. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Clarksville, TN.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Patricia McIlroy Scoggins, grandparents, Claude McIlroy and Mae Ethel Byrd McIlroy, and Herman Price and Odell Browning Price.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah Bogart McIlroy; sons, David McIlroy of Wichita Falls, Texas and Michael McIlroy of Rosharon, Texas; grandchildren, Ashlee McIlroy, David McIlroy, Jr., Robert McIlroy, and Jacob McIlroy.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.
Online condolences can be made at www.hamptonvaughancrestview.com

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