Our Staff


Wayne Russell

Wayne Russell

Owner/Funeral Director/Mortician

Wayne Russell is Owner, CEO and Licensed Mortician.  He is a 1976 graduate of the Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science, Atlanta, GA.  He is a U.S. Army Veteran, Member of The Funeral Director and Morticians Association of NC and The National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association.  He organized and founded Wayne Russell Funeral Service in 2010 and continues a legacy of service and compassion. He attends Pneuma Life Church.  He is married to Shelia and proud father of 4 children and 5 granddaughters.

Telephone: 1-704-910-0656

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Shelia Russell

Shelia Russell

President

Shelia is President and Family Care Director at Wayne Russell Funeral Service.  She along with her husband founded the funeral home in 2010.  She is a graduate of Springfield Technical Community College with a degree in Finance.  She married Wayne in 2007 and serves beside him to see to the needs of many families.  Her attention to detail and personal touch is exemplified to each family they serve.  She is the proud mother of 4 children and 5 granddaughters.

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Eric Foxx

Eric Foxx

Funeral Attendant/ Removal Company


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Rev David Scott Cunningham

Rev David Scott Cunningham

Funeral Attendant/ Minister


Telephone: 1-704-941-0343

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Gregory Hosten

Gregory Hosten

Funeral Attendant/Assistant Administrator


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Mitch Simmons

Mitch Simmons

Family Attendant/ Customer Care


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Joseph Priester

Joseph Priester

Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice

Joseph has been involved in funeral service for over 30 years.  He attended Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service and McAlister Institute.  Joseph holds student membership with The Funeral Directors and Morticians Association of N.C. and The National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association.  He is currently finishing his residency at Wayne Russell Funeral Service.  He is also a Musician and Vocalist. He is the proud father of 2 sons and 1 daughter and 2 grandchildren.

Telephone: 1-704-493-4348

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A. Fay Jones

A. Fay Jones

Family Attendant/ Customer Care

A. Fay Jones is a Charlotte, NC native and a graduate of West Charlotte High School.  She is an Ordained Elder at McClintock Presbyterian Church, she served at Charlotte Area Fund for 44 years and is currently enjoying retirement.  She is also a Past Matron of Amaranth Chapter #663 of the Order of Eastern Stars.  She is the mother of 4 children, 22 grandchildren and 15 great grand.  She is blessed of the Lord.

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Earl Faulk

Earl Faulk

Family Attendant/ Customer Care



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