Albert James Russell, 70, of Alma died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Fort Smith. He was born June 29, 1944, in Phillipsburg, Kan. He was a retired construction worker.

Memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel in Fort Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Madelene; three children, Tammy Flynn, Andre Russell and Angie; five stepchildren, Elizabeth Taft, Catherine Robinson, Abagail Moreno, Barbara Sharum and Henry Hay; 20 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.