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Russell D. Mann Jr


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Russell D. Mann Jr, 66 years old passed peacefully in his home alongside his son Chad Mann, his childhood friend Bryan Solsbery, and his Closest Companion Jennifer Moran, on January 30th, 2019. We ask in lieu of flowers all donations be sent to Youngevity and the American Cancer Society.

Russ personally requests:

“To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock, In honor and remembrance of his passing, his friends and loved ones play Three Days and Three Nights Of Music”.

Russell was born at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Roswell, NM December 19th, 1952 to Russell Duane Mann and Pauline Irene Mann. Russell’s passing was preceded by his father the prominent attorney, Russell D. Mann and his brother Larry Mann and survived by his mother Former Chairwoman of The Democratic Party of New Mexico Pauline Irene Mann, his Son Tennis Professional and coach Chad R. Mann of Roswell, NM, and his Cousin and Confidant Teresa Hall.

Russell also has many more surviving aunts, uncles, and cousins throughout the United States. Russell attended Roswell High and New Mexico Military Institute. He was the President and Owner of Premium Wholesalers for over 30 years. Russell D. Mann Jr was also a member of the Architectural Committee Of Roswell, the Vice President, and President of multiple LLCs, real estate, and businesses throughout Roswell and Southern New Mexico. Russell’s ultimate passion in his life were his German Shepard Dogs which accompanied Russ anywhere he’d go. He was an avid Fly Fisherman and Fly Tyer, and traveled the US fly-fishing during his retirement. He was part of multiple Fly Fisherman Clubs and wrote for their newsletters. Russell was also a Representative and Distributor For Youngevity 90 for Life and took great pleasure in spreading awareness about the benefits of Vitamin, Mineral, and Herbal Therapy.  Trademark dishes he favored were Green Chile Stew and Pho. Russell will always be remembered by his contagious laugh, his beautiful smile that would fill a room with peace, and through his multiple charitable contributions, generosity, and good will towards all Men, Women, and Animals.

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Russell is a life long follower of Jimi Hendrix and collector of Hendrix Memorabilia. Russell will have a small family service at Ballard Funeral Home, Roswell, NM on Wednesday February, 6th, 2019.

“Knowledge Speaks But Wisdom Listens. I’m the one that has to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.

The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye. You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven..

‘Scuse me while I kiss the Sky”….

-Jimi Hendrix

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