Russell J. Latour

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Russell J. Latour

December 14, 1920 - September 10, 2018

Russell J. Latour, was called to the loving arms of the Lord on Sept. 10, 2018.
He was born on Dec. 14, 1920, to the late Nelson and Mary (Paul) Latour.
He was employed by Plattsburgh Ice Company for 10 years, the Shoremont Motel for 14 years, BFD for 5 years and for SUNY Plattsburgh for 16 years, retiring in 1980. Most remember Russell for his gift of music. His accordion was his best friend. He performed this skill on local radio stations WMFF and WPTZ Channels. His passion was country western music.
Russsell was predeceased by his late wife, Rita (Crist) Latour, his companions, Lila Roberts and Jean Beardsley. Also brothers, Edward, Henry, Oscar, Alden, Ralph, Herbert and Fred; sisters include Lillian, Ida and Pauline; son, Russell Latour Jr. and daughter, Janice Laramie.
Russell is survived by many loving family members and friends; daughters include, Sandra Garrow, Elizabeth (Sue) Douglas and Donna Hoskins. Sons include Walter N. Latour and spouse, Kathi (Polhemus) and Wayne Latour Sr. Russell also had many grandchildren, including Jennifer (Latour) and John Fuller, Kendall (Latour) and Mike Lykens, Dylan Latour and companion, Britany Perry, Monica and Jason Gonzales, Jessica Gamble and John Hughes, Frankie and Wayne Latour Jr. and he was blessed with many great-grandchildren. Russell loved his special friend Carol Hart.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church. Burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery.
To share a photo, story, or condolence with Russell's family, please visit www.rwwalkerfh.com. Arrangements have been entrusted into the care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.
Published on September 13, 2018
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Sunday 16 Sep

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

R.W. Walker Funeral Home

69 Court Street, Plattsburgh, NY, USA

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Monday 17 Sep

10:00 AM

Our Lady of Victory Church

4919 South Catherine Street, Plattsburgh, NY, USA

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Kayla Clifford
Sep 16, 2018
My sincerest condolences to the family. So sad to hear of Russell's passing. One of my favorite customers to see and help from my 12 years at Community Bank.
What a sweet, kind man. God bless, Kayla