Russell Carriger

February 11, 1956 ‒ May 28, 2021

Galion, Ohio

Russell Carriger, 65, of Galion passed away Friday, May 30, 2021.

He was born February 11, 1956 in Archer City, Texas and was the son of E.L. “Tex” and Cynthia (Coffelt) Carriger. Russell recently married Cynthia (Sage) Engler-Carriger.

He was a cabinet maker for many years and had previously worked for Gledhill Lumber in Galion. Russell liked Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and riding his Harley. He loved watching football and golf on television and enjoyed woodworking and fishing in his spare time.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother, Cynthia Carriger of Galion; daughter, Brandi (John) Maynard of Galion; son, Shane Piatt of Galion; five grandchildren, Nautica Maynard, Alex Piatt, Kristen Piatt, Gregg Piatt and Hanah Piatt; two great-grandchildren, Jacob Piatt and Raliegh Piatt; sisters, Paula (Joe) Lott of Oklahoma and Ivy Carriger of Texas; brothers, Joseph Carriger of Galion and Steven Carriger of Texas and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Carriger.

There will be a celebration of life from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Russell Carriger, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • To Russell’s Family–

    I am so sorry for your loss. I grew up with “Razz” and spent as much time at his house as my own. In case you’re wondering, he got the nickname “Razz” because of the candy Razzles. Every time I saw him, he had 2 or 3 packs in his pocket and in his mouth!! It turned into gum and seems like his favorite was grape.

    He always had a good sense of humor, and a story or a joke to tell. He could make you laugh even if you didn’t want to.

    I’ll miss him, but I know he’s in a better place with his dad and brother.

    Bye Razz….thanks for being a friend

  • One of my best friends, that always told me the truth. I will deeply miss him. Sorry for his loss to all family and friends. Prayers to all of you.

  • My prayers to all of u. I had to go look in my messenger see the convos we had i will deffintly miss him!!! Love u

  • So very sorry for the loss of your son Cindy..our thoughts and prayers are with you ❤️
    Bruce, Sue and McKenna Cline

  • I’m so sorry to hear about Russell’s passing, family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers.

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