Russell ThomasonI am a Veteran.

of Osceola, AR

March 29, 1936 - May 27, 2023

Russell Thomason passed away peacefully at his home in Osceola on Saturday, May 27, 2023. He was born in Memphis, TN on March 29, 1936 to Jasper and Kate Thomason Jr. Russell was a member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Osceola and the Knights of Columbus. He served as treasurer of St. Matthew's and was on the Church Council. Russell started farming with his father in 1964 and retired in 2009. He played football in high school and college and was named Mr. Osceola High School in 1954. Russell enjoyed going to Baker Implement and talking with other farmers. He loved to watch sports, especially the St. Louis Cardinals and Arkansas Razorbacks. Russell is survived by his wife, Diane Thomason; son, Russ (Katherine) Thomason; step-son, Graham (Robin) Kimbrough; step-daughters, Tina (Dan) Harlin, Dana (Paul) Porter; grandchildren, Christopher Porter, Allen Porter, Scott Porter, Rosalind Thomason; nephew, Joe McCorkle and great niece, Katy Jean McCorkle. He was preceded in death by his parents andd sister, Kate Schuncke. A Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023 at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Osceola from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with funeral service following at 11:00 am. Interment: Mississippi County Memorial Gardens. The family would appreciate memorials to be sent to St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Osceola. Guestbook:

Service Information
St Matthews Catholic Church
South Ermen Lane
Osceola,  AR 72370
6/1/2023 at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Funeral Service
St. Matthews Catholic Church
South Ermen Lane
Osceola,  AR 72370
6/1/2023 at 11:00 AM

Mississippi County Memorial Gardens
2173 South U.S. Hwy 61
Osceola, AR 72370

Memorial Contributions
St Matthew Catholic Church
P O Box 583
Osceola, AR 72370

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Swift Funeral Home
Highway 61 South
Osceola, AR  72370