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Russell N. Gaston, 70, passed away on May 1, 2014 at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, MS.Â He was Secretary/Treasurer of East Mississippi Lumber Company, Inc. and a member of First Presbyterian Church.Â He was former Vice President of the Bank of Oxford and received his B.A. from University of Alabama in piano and organ.Â He was also a veteran of the United State Navy.
Â He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Russell Gaston and Mary Gene Gaston; and one brother, Sam W. Gaston.
Â He is survived by his brother, Andrew Gaston of Starkville, MS.
Â Visitation for Mr. Gaston is scheduled for Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Starkville, MS, with the service following at 11 a.m.Â Dr. Martin Lifer and Freddie Raspberry will conduct the service.Â Burial will be in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery.
Â Memorial donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Starkville or to the Starkville Area Arts Council.
Â You may go online and sign the guest register at: www.welchfuneralhomes.com.