BERNE — Russell Victor Gladieux was a natural leader who excelled at all he put his mind to. He died on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021, at the age of 81.
Mr. Gladieux was born in Washington, D.C. on Valentine’s Day, 1940, to Bernard and Persis Gladieux, the second of four sons.
Russell Victor Gladieux is survived by his wife, Zenith Glaieux; his daughter, Nicole Gladieux, and Nicole’s husband, Daniel Richmond; his grandson, Cal Richmond-Gladieux; his step-granddaughter, Aja Richmond, and her husband, Ian Young; his great-grandchildren, Makenzie and Gabriel; his sister-in-law, Avis Burnett; his brother Bernard Gladieux, and Bernard’s wife, Sally; his brother Jay Gladieux; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to charity, or a random act of kindness may be performed in Mr. Gladieux’s memory. Online condolences at Fredendallfuneralhome.com.