Russell “Rusty” Channell
January 7, 1959- May 2, 2020
Russell Alvin Channell, 61, of Huntingtown passed away suddenly on May 1, 2020. He was born January 7, 1959 in Alexandria, Virginia to Adolph and Barbara (Pingley) Channell. Russell (Rusty) was the owner and operator of All County Pest Control and a long time employee of Lord Calvert Bowling Center. Rusty was an avid fossil hunter and fisherman, he began walking the shores of the Chesapeake Bay during his youth searching for the perfect arrow head, sharks teeth and fishing off the beach for the big one and he continued to do so until his death.
Rusty is survived by his parents Adolph and Barbara Channell of Beverly, West Virginia, daughter Lacey Brunmeier of Littleton, Colorado, sister Jackie (Hal) Vaughan of Huntingtown, Maryland, aunt Donna Pingley of St. Leonard Maryland, nephew James (Ashley) Whitney of Leonardtown, Maryland, niece Sarah Vaughan (Garrett Hagan) of Huntingtown, Maryland, great nieces Amelia Bell and Ryleigh Hagan and his two long time friends and fishing buddies Dave Andrews and Steve Praino.
One brother Bradley Owen Channell and great nephew James Camden Whitney, maternal grandparents Benjamin “Bud” and Vida Pingley, paternal grandparents Ira Leonard and Bessie Channell precede Rusty in death.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in his honor to Friends of the Linda L Kelley Animal Shelter or Calvert Marine Museum.
Fire on the beach, feet in the sand, line in the water, drink in hand waiting on the big one until we meet again catching the big one in heaven.