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Alexander McClure Russ, Jr.

Obituary for Alexander McClure Russ, Jr.

November 10, 1929 - August 11, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 88

Loving Brother, Uncle and Longtime Friend...


Alexander McClure Russ, Jr. passed away on August 11, 2018. He was born in San Antonio on November 10, 1929 to Mary Davenport Lupe Russ and Alexander McClure Russ. A 1948 graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School, Mac continued his education with a Bachelor's in Business Administration degree from the University of Texas in 1952.

Mac served his country with the United States Air Force Reserve for 21 years, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He began his career with Travelers Insurance, and later started his own real estate business.

Mac is survived by his beloved sister Mary Cynthia Russ, nephews Richard Catlin and Reagan Singer, niece Elizabeth Catlin Young and their families. Mac's extended family included the loving Hernandez family. His right-hand Paul Hernandez worked with him for 33 years and along with his wife Gloria and family, were his caretakers in the last years of his life. Mac had a longtime friendship with Carolyn Hughes, as well as many other special people in his life.

Mac loved to travel, seeing the world during his years in the Air Force. He was very active in his church, Christ Episcopal Church, and was a part of the choir for many years. He was a member of the Order of the Alamo and enjoyed the annual Fiesta celebration in San Antonio. He was a member of the Sons of the Republic of Texas as well as the International Accountants Society.

Visitation will be held at Porter Loring Mortuary, 1101 McCullough on Monday, August 20th from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 510 Belknap Place, San Antonio on Tuesday, August 21st at 10 a.m. A graveside service will immediately follow at Mission Burial Park South, 1700 S.E. Military Drive, San Antonio.

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1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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