Mr. Russell F. Wedekind

  • Born: September 26, 1943
  • Died: August 4, 2019
  • Location: Greenville, South Carolina

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Easley, SC 29640

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Russell F. Wedekind
Greenville, SC

Russell Fred Wedekind, 75, of Greenville, loving husband of Joan L. Wedekind, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville.

Born in Bronxville, New York, he was a son of the late Fred George and Elsa Noehren Wedekind. Russ enjoyed model trains, collecting stamps, and spending time with his family. Russ received a bachelors degree from Defiance College in Business. He was formerly employed by T&S Brass in Travelers Rest and was a member of Tremont Church of God in Greenville.

In addition to his loving wife of 20 years, Russ is survived by his children, Valerie Wiemken (Jeff), of Napoleon, OH, Jenny Wedekind (Tim) of Defiance, OH, Russell M. Wedekind of Taylors, SaDonna K. Buchanan (Jason) of Piedmont, SC, and Travis L. Kay (Candice) of Piedmont, SC; one brother, Ronald G. Wedekind (Karen) of Hendersonville, NC; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Russ was predeceased by his sister, Eileen Joan Coscia.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in the Chapel of Robinson Funeral Home - Downtown Easley, entombment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Robinson Funeral Home -Downtown Easley.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Tremont Church of God Building Fund, 2854 New Easley Highway, Greenville, SC 29611.

The family is at the home.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home - Downtown, Easley, which is assisting the family.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Our love, prayers and condolences to Joan and all the family on your temporary loss. Russ was a cherished friend and brother in Christ. He was a man after God's own heart and he is now in God's presence. The pain of our loss is real but also the joy is real in knowing Russ has made it home.

Posted by WILSON KILGORE - SIMPSONVILLE, SC - Family   August 07, 2019

Joan, Thinking of you and your family. So sorry for your loss.

Posted by Angela Bright - Southlake, TX - Friend   August 06, 2019

Sending you & your family loving thoughts & prayers during this difficult time.love from your Whitehorse road Walgreens family

Posted by Andrea Stokes - Greenville, SC - Acquaintance   August 06, 2019

You will be miss. Such a awesome friend

Posted by Karren Evans - Liberty, SC - Friend   August 05, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss..Russ was a wonderful Godly man..He will be missed at Tremont Church
I will keep the family in my prayers

Posted by Cathy Tzoras - Easley, SC - Friend   August 05, 2019

So sorry for your loss. We all know he is in heaven. Praying for you and family. Russ had a kind soul. Love you and if I can do anything please let me know

Posted by Phyllis Ruffman - Greenville, SC - Family   August 05, 2019

So sorry for your loss !

Posted by Connie Brands - Defiance, OH - Family Friend   August 05, 2019

Joan you and Your Family is in my prayers may God wrap his loving arms around you and give you peace in your heart. Love you Clara Tomlinson

Posted by Clara Tomlinson - Greenville, SC - Friend   August 05, 2019

Joan and family I am so sorry for your loss. I am here if you need me. Love you.

Posted by Brenda Adams - Greenville, SC - Friend   August 04, 2019


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