Russell “Rusty” Clair

Russell “Rusty” Clair, 59, returned to his heavenly home on Aug. 15, 2021, after a valiant battle with a long illness. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace. He was an avid outdoorsman. 

Rusty is survived by his wife, Vicki; his son Jarrod Durham; his daughters Kristin Smithey and Britney Alley; his grandchildren Madison and Emma Poling, Jaheel, and Amoriah Durham; his parents Dean and Evelene Clair and his brother’s, Nolan and Pat Clair, Kevin and Brenda Clair, Kort and Karen Clair and Kz and Irene Clair, and families.  

“Life is but a stopping place, a pause in what’s to be, a resting place along the road to sweet eternity. We all have a different journey, different paths along the way. We were meant to learn some things but never meant to stay. Our destination is a place far greater than we know, for some the journeys quicker. For some the journeys slow. And when the journey finally ends, we’ll claim a great reward, and find everlasting peace, together with the Lord.” 

To plant a tree in memory of Russell Clair as a living tribute, please visit Tribute Store.

Online Poll

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

1. Be Civil. No bullying, name calling, or insults.
2. Keep it Clean and Be Nice. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
3. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
4. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
5. Be Proactive. Let us know of abusive posts. Multiple reports will take a comment offline.
6. Stay On Topic. Any comment that is not related to the original post will be deleted.
7. Abuse of these rules will result in the thread being disabled, comments denied, and/or user blocked.