Charles "Russell" Samuelson, age 87, of Orange City, FL, passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2012.
Born in Jamestown, NY on November 10, 1924 Russell grew up in South Dayton, NY.
He proudly served his country in the Army during the WWII era and in the New York State Guard. Russell was a mechanic by trade and was a long time employee of Massey Cadillac in Sanford, FL.
He was predeceased by his wife Mary Waite Samuelson, son Gary Samuelson and sister Edna Mikula.
He is survived by his brother, Roger Samuelson of South Dayton, NY; children Stewart Samuelson of Orange City, FL, Mary Ann Samuelson-Unlu of DeLand, FL, and Amelia Duke of Madison, AL.; three grandchildren, Ailea Samuelson, Kevin Duke, Jr. and Connor Duke; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Friday, September 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at DeLand Memorial Gar-dens, DeLand, FL. Fond condolences may be left at www.deltonamemorialfuneralhome.com