Russell William Grainger passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Russ was the youngest son of Raymond and Shirley Grainger. He was born in Murrayville, BC and moved to Kimberley when he was a year and a half old.
Russ married the true love of his life, Barb, 34 years ago. He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife, Barb; his children Brett and Heidi Grainger and Kara and Eric Smyth as well as his grandchildren; Sage and Easton Grainger and Brynlee Smyth. Also left to mourn his passing is his mother, Shirley, his brother Leigh and Donna Grainger, his sister Theresa and Don Dewitt and his mother and father-in-law, Ken and Glenna Hall. He leaves his brothers and sisters-in-law, Les & Sherry Hall, Dan & Trish Hall, Darlene & Keith Reynolds, Carolynne & David Fabro, and their families. Russ was predeceased by his father, Raymond in 2008.
A Memorial Service to commemorate the life of Russ will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 11:00 am at Mark Memorial Funeral Home, 2024 Industrial Road No. 2, Cranbrook. Following the service, there will be a fellowship luncheon at the Heritage Inn in the West Ballroom, 806 Cranbrook St. N., Cranbrook. Donations will be gratefully accepted in Russ’s memory to the Nelson City Police Annual Fishing Derby, c/o Bill Andreaschuk, 1104 Selby St., Nelson, BC V1L 2W3 or call 250-551-2114 Condolences may be left for the family at www.markmemorial.com.