Russell Charles Caswell

September 2, 2005
Mendon, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Russell C. Caswell, age 56, died peacefully at home on September 2, 2005. He was born to Lyle and Virginia (Wiley) Caswell in the Vicksburg Hospital on September 30, 1948. Russ was proudest of his time served in the US Navy aboard the USS TIRU. He enjoyed his family and friends, enjoyed woodworking and had a wonderful since of humor. Members of his family include his daughter, Shawn and her husband Chris Teague and their two children, Zachery and Savannah, of Lake Orion; and son Chad and his wife Brenda Caswell, of Grand Rapids. He is also survived by his grandmother Eleanor Wiley and his mother Virginia E. Caswell, both of Vicksburg; brother Lyle Caswell Jr., of Schoolcraft; his sisters Ginny and husband John Munn, and Joan and husband Frank DeYoung, all of Vicksburg; and many nieces, nephews, and great-nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Lyle Caswell Sr. and his brother Dennis Caswell. Services will be held at Fort Custer, Battle Creek, on Monday, September 12, at 10:30 AM, and will be conducted by Roger Ulman. The RDMG Life Story Funeral Home of Vicksburg is assisting the family. Please visit Russ's memory page at, where you can read and archive a favorite memory.