Russell Cullins

Russell Cullins

Tuesday, March 2nd, 1971 Monday, October 21st, 2019

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Obituary for Russell Dwayne Cullins

Russ Cullins, 48, of Springfield, Missouri passed away at Cox Medical Center South on October 21, 2019 after battling cancer. Russ was born on March 2, 1971 in Dallas, TX to Jerry Carl Cullins and Nannette (Blue) Zabielski.
Russ was a graduate of Lyman High School in Longwood, Florida. Following graduation he attended College of Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky where he graduated with a B.S. in Behavioral Psychology and a B.S. in Business. Russ was a manager for U.S. Cellular for 8 years before his passing. He was actively involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Springfield and Ozark Honor Flights. His many hobbies included paintball, watching hockey, and going caving with his children.
Russ married Heather Frink on May 12, 2001 and they had two children together.
Russ is preceded in death by his father, Jerry Cullins. He is survived by his wife, Heather, of the home, three children: Nathan Chad, Hailey Nicole, and Jeremiah Ray, his mother, Nannette Zabielski (Tom), his brothers: Jerry (Motoko) Cullins, Nathan Cullins, and Corwyn (Maritzabet) Cullins.
A Celebration of Russ's life will be on Saturday October 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, with Inurnment following in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

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    Saturday, October 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Greenlawn Funeral Home North
    3506 North National Ave
    Springfield, MO
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    Saturday, October 26th, 2019

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Robin Mikos

I met Russ while working at US Cellular and I am truly saddened to hear about his passing. My prayers and thoughts are with his family during this difficult time. He will be missed. RIP in Russ.
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The Hauser Group

Through our relationship with U.S. Cellular, we were blessed to have the opportunity to work with Russ over the past several years and are saddened by his passing. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to his immediate family and his USC family.
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Carrie Guilliams

Russ has always stood strong and for what he has believed in. Its what made him uniquely special and endearing. He has impacted my life and I am truly a better person for having him in it. Rest in peace friend.
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ATEC Steel Baxter Springs KS

Our thoughts and prayers are with Russ's family during this difficult time
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Nicole Kahler

Russ, aka Lex was one of my favorite patients. I always looked forward to him coming into the clinic. I made sure I got to access his port. I loved all his different shirts, but I think the chemo ninja one was my favorite. We always were laughing about something. I'm so sad to hear about his passing! He will be missed dearly! My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
~Nicole Kahler, his super nurse (that's what he used to call me)
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