Jay Ve Russell 1950-2017
Jay Ve Russell, 65, of Chewelah passed away on Friday, June 23, 2017. He was born in Spokane WA, on July 26, 1950.
Jay graduated from North Central High School and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in September of 1968 and was honorably discharged August of 1974.
Jay did many things in life, including owning his own business, Jay’s Pet Center. He loved animals and enjoyed many years taking care of and finding new homes for many different types of pets. His whole adult life you could always find Jay with a dog, bird, snake or amphibian.
Jay is survived by four children; Misty (Mike) Strong of Deer Park, Daniel Nelson of Colbert, Amber (Ray) Maycumber of Republic, and Jayson (Tiffany) Russell of Republic. He is also survived by eleven grandchildren; Payton James, Ryan James, Ethan Hollingsworth, Niko Garcia, Kyla Martin, Braden Nelson, Donovan (Rebekah) Peckham, Alexander Maycumber, Leigha Russell, Christina Russell, and Audrey Russell. Jay was preceded in death by his parents Volo and Herb Russell.
A memorial will be held at a later date in Chewelah. Please send any donations to any animal shelter in the areas of Chewelah or Colville Washington. Lauer Funeral Home, Deer Park, Washington.