Russell Allen Giles
Russell Allen Giles, age 51, of Hamilton, MO, passed away on Dec. 27, 2018, at KU Medical Center.
Russell was born Nov. 10, 1967, in Independence, to George and Hazel (Smith) Giles.
Russell grew up in Lawson and graduated from Lawson High School. After high school he worked at various jobs, but the majority of his career was at Banta Publications in Liberty and as a corrections officer at the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron.
Russell enjoyed a lifelong passion for hunting and was proud that opening day of deer season fell on his birthday every six years. He also enjoyed watching NASCAR, rooting for his favorite driver, Jimmie Johnson.
Russell was preceded in death by his father, George Giles and a granddaughter, Jasmine Dominis.
Survivors include his loving partner, Linda Harter of the home; three children, Tiffany Dominis and Victoria (Dejan) Tadic of Excelsior Springs and Christopher Giles of Sunrise Beach; an adopted daughter, Mikaela Giles of Independence; four grandchildren; his Mom Hazel Giles; five sisters, Debbie Holt, Donna (Steve) Swope, Rhonda (Marlin) Morris, Karen Gooding and Michelle (Dwayne) Wisdom; two brothers, Kevin (Robin) Giles and Larry (Kristy) Giles; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held from 12:30 until 2:00 p.m., on Monday, Dec. 31, with service immediately following at Lawson Baptist Church. Burial will be at Lawson Cemetery in Lawson. Arrangements are under the direction of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Lawson Chapel, 816-296-0097.