Arthur Russell, Jr, a native of Vacherie, LA and resident of Marrero, LA departed this life on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 at the age of 86yrs. He leaves to cherish his memories, 4 sons- George, Edward, Mark, Carlos(DeShannon)Russell, one daughter, Tonette Russell; Two brothers-in-law Roland(Juanita) and Morris(Cheryl)LeBlanc; one sister-in-law, Patricia L. Williams(Wade), 26 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, 2 devoted nieces, Genevieve Mumphrey and Albertine Celestine; Godson Roderick Celestine; Devoted nephew Anthony Russell; and a host of other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife of 59 yrs, Mildred B. Russell, parents Arthur Russell Sr. and Rosa R. Russell; son Arthur 'Rickey' Russell, III, brothers: Jessie, James and Joseph Russell; sisters Odile Hill and Willie Mae Celestine. Relatives, friends, neighbors, West Jefferson Medical Center, Belle Chasse Academy, Jay's Trucking Services, Office of Congressman Cedric Richmond, Direct Auto Agency, Jefferson Parish Correctional Center, Second Zion Baptist Church of Marrero, LA, Pilgrim Baptist Church of Reserve, LA and St. John Missionary Baptist Church of Mt. Airy, LA are invited to attend the funeral services on Saturday, Nov 21, 2015 at New Zion Baptist Church, 1131 Garden Rd., Marerro, LA at 10:00am. Visitation will begin at 8:00 until service time. Rev. Austin Dennis, officiating. Interment will follow at Zion Travelers Cemetery, Reserve, LA. Arrangements entrusted to Treasures of Life, Center for Life Funeral Services. 315 E Airline Hwy, Gramercy, LA. 225-258-4039.