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Russell Lewis Cagle

Russell Lewis Cagle, 93, passed away on February 2, 2021 in Pencil Bluff, Arkansas. He was born on January 18, 1928 to the late Joe Lewis and Mary Alice Cagle in Milford, Texas.

Russell spent his career as an electrical engineer and surveyor for the city of Dallas. He loved to travel. He enjoyed working in his garden and took pride in his beautiful flower beds. Russell was well known as the “Candy Man” as he always passed out suckers to those around him.

He is survived by his wife, Geneva Cagle; son, Scott Kollowa; daughter, Kathy Kollowa; grandchildren, Neelia Miller, Josh Miller, Katie Anderson, Krista Westmore, and Matthew Kollowa; nieces, Devon Cagle, Sandra, and Pat; great nephews, Josh Cagle, Jordan Cagle, and Jeremy Cagle. Russell is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John Cagle, and Volney Cagle; sister, Alice Jo Cagle.

Funeral service will be Saturday February 6, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Ron Tilley, Brother Tim Rose, Lisa Bradley, and Wanda Blackshear officiating.

Interment to follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Friday February 5, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

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