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Russell Firmage

Russell Firmage Obituary

Russell Graham Firmage, 81, passed away on April 6, 2024 in Overton, NV. Russell was born on May 4, 1942 in Provo, UT to Faye Graham and William Raddon Firmage. He married his high school sweetheart, Jessie Lynne Sundwall, on November 20, 1959 in Orem, UT. Russell and Jessie shared a singular focus on family. They always wanted to be with their kids and grandchildren, sharing in on the adventures and rides through the desert. Russell worked hard, running the family owned Firmage’s Department Store in Provo, UT for many years before retiring. He was always finding projects to work on when he got home. In his spare time, he was a talented sculptor. He was had a smile, kiss, and a hug for those he loved.

Russell is survived by his children, Terry Lynne (Gerald) Dodd and Russ Firmage; his grandchildren, Amber (Stephen) Fox, Tyrel Firmage, Lindsie Baird, Sam (Rachelle) Suazo, Katelyn Firmage, and Jacob (Gwen) Firmage, his fourteen great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Deb (Dwight) Bird, Pam Field, Robert Firmage, Susan (Kale) Cloward, and Jerry Sue Charlier. He is preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Lynne Firmage; and his parents, William and Faye Firmage.

A Graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:00 p.m. at the Mesquite Hillside Cemetery, 301 Hillside Drive, Mesquite, NV 89027. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in their Guest Book at