James Russell Moreland, 48, Osage City: Aug. 24, 1969 – March 7, 2018

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – James Russell “Russ” Moreland, 48, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at his home. He was born on Aug. 24, 1969, in Bellflower, Calif., the son of James Thomas and Barbara Ann (Pannell) Moreland.

He had lived in Chino, Calif., until moving to Osage City, Kan., in 1992. Russ had worked in auto body repair and paint.

He will be forever remembered by his mother, Barbara Moreland, of Osage City; two daughters, Kristen L. Moreland, of Florida, and Kodie Moreland, Osage City; a son, Logan Russell Moreland, Osage City; three sisters, Chantel Rickel, Vassar, Kan., and Debra Moreland and Angela Moreland, both of Oregon; a brother, Lesley Moreland, of Oregon; two grandchildren, Kash and Vance, of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Russ was preceded in death by his grandparents, Carl and Myrtle Moreland and Lee and Jean Pannell; his father, James Thomas Moreland; and a cousin, Dane Pannell.

A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 14, at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, Osage City. Family will receive friends an hour before service at funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the James Russell Moreland Memorial Fund and sent in care of VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523.

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