A Celebration of Life Service was held for Russ G. Carmon on Oct. 9 at the Visalia Elks Lodge. He died on Oct. 3.

He was born on Aug. 5, 1933 in Canadian, Okla. He attended school there and served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He came to Tulare County in 1962 where he owned and operated C and C Janitorial Service for 40 years. He married Diane "Kracker" McGee in Visalia in 1989. He was present and past Exalted Ruler of the Visalia Elks Lodge #1298.

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Heather Simon of Visalia; one nephew, Nikos Phipps and his wife Shauna; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made in his memory to the Visalia Elks Lodge, 3100 W. Main St., Visalia, Calif.

Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilychapel.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Smith Family Chapel of Exeter.

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