John Maness Russell, Jr., 65, of Rockingham, passed away Monday, February 20, 2017 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. Mr. Russell was born April 11, 1951 in Richmond County, a son of the late John Maness and Neola Oliver Russell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Benny and James Russell, and sisters, Macie Burns and Louise Odom. Surviving are brother, William Boyd Russell (Diane); sisters, Faye Shaffer, Brenda Herberg (Larry), Johnsie Conyers (Larry), Alice Lambert (Gary); many nieces, nephews and other family members. Funeral services will be at 3 pm Friday at Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham. Interment will follow in Richmond County Memorial Park. The family will see friends from 1:45 to 2:45 pm Friday at the funeral home.