Russell Alan Southard died Feb. 7, 2011 in Desert Hot Springs, Calif.
Southard was born Oct. 19, 1962 in St. Louis, Mo. He graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School and went on to serve in the U.S. Navy.
He was preceded in death by his father, Al Southard. He is survived by his mother Joyce Southard of Desert Hot Springs; brother Randy (Teresa) of Venus, Texas; sisters Joy (Rockey) of Arlington, Texas; Kim (Pat) of Fountain, Colo. and Jana (Ross) of Juneau; nephews Garrett Mayer of Juneau and Steven Seabourn of Wisconsin; nieces Jessica Mayer of Juneau and Misty Seabourn and Dawn Fain of Texas. His family wrote he will be missed by those who knew and loved him.
No services will be held as per his wishes. His family wrote his ashes will be spread at his beloved Sandy Beach in downtown Douglas.