Celebrating the life of

Russell Thrasher

June 16, 1966 - October 08, 2021

Russell Thrasher

Russell Eugene Thrasher, 55, passed away on Friday, October 8th 2021.  Russell was born on June 16th, 1966, in Marietta Georgia. He moved to Savannah in 2005 when he married Nicole (Nicki).  Russell worked as a Construction Superintendent for Project Builders, Atlanta Georgia.  He traveled the country overseeing build-outs but came home most every weekend to be with Nicki.  He was a devoted father, dutiful son, and a fun-loving brother.  Russell was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan, loved chocolate pralines and mastered his recipe for Pavlova.  Russell never met a stranger and could strike up conversation with anyone he met.

In addition to his wife of 16 years, Nicki; Russell leaves behind his daughter, Brittany Tumlin, of Cedartown, GA, son, Joshua Thrasher, of Savannah GA, stepson, Aiden Smith, of Savannah GA, Grandchildren, Iziaha Wilkerson, of Villa Rica GA, and Kinsley Tumlin, of Rockmart GA, Parents, Brenda Gayle (Fields) Thrasher and Grover Franklin Thrasher, of Temple GA, Brothers; Cary “Scott” Thrasher (Eun) of Everett WA and Charles “Chuck” Thrasher (Kathy) of Dallas GA; and nieces, nephews and friends.

Family will receive friends from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 16th at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel, 4605 Hwy 80 East, Savannah GA  31410. The funeral service will be held immediately following visitation at 2:00 pm. Burial will be private.



Nicki- We are so very sorry for your loss! Sending our love and prayers of peace amd comfort to you and the family

- Newman, Savannah, Ga

Nicki, I just don't have the words to say how deeply sorry for your lost. I was only around Russell a few times but the both of you are such wonderful people. I have you in my prayers and pray for your strength.

- Janie Murray, Savannah, Georgia

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Nikki, I love you so much & I am so sorry your having to go through this pain of loosing your husband. I hate our family is having to go through this. Uncle Russ is so missed already.

- Alisha Thrasher, Villa rica, GA

Nicki, so very sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed hanging with Russell and had plenty of laughs. I will miss not seeing him when I visit Savannah. My love and prayers are with you.

- Billy Link, West Babylon, NY

Nicki, please know how very saddened my mother and I both are to hear about Russell. Our hearts and Prayers are with you and your family!

- JoAnn Rusden, Savannah , Georgia

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Our sincere sympathy to Nicki and entire family. Thoughts and prayers for all.

- Joe and Marilyn zakrzewski , Savannah , Ga

Not really condolences but I want to say I love you Dad You're gone way too soon and too unexpected... We are just chatting that morning like it was any other day... I'm lost without you but you're always be my best friend in my hero and I love you man

- Joshua Thrasher, savannah, GA

So sorry for your loss. But remember he’s in a better place now. So rejoice and celebrate he’s life and your time with him. Your in my heart and prayers.

- Robert Mason, Johnson , Tn

Sending condolences and prayers to the entire family. Russell was a wonderful superintendent and loved his family. He was one of the rare ones that would work harder than anyone while having everyone's back. I am certainly going to miss his friendship, enthusiasm, and certainty he brought to my life. Rest easy brother.

- Jacob Lang, Springfield, GA

Nicki, we are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you. We are out of town Saturday but you will be in our thoughts.

- Colm & Michele Kilkenny, Savannah, GA

I am in total shock to learn of Russ passing away. Josh , Britney and Nikki I don't have words. Russ was a loving father, grandfather, husband and friend. God gained an angel, heaven rejoices but his earthly family will miss him dearly. May God help you all thru this most heartbreaking time of loss. God bless you all. RIP RUSS

- Angela Moore, FLOWERY BRANCH, GA

So sorry to hear Russell had passed away. Loved him like a brother. We didn’t talk daily but did keep in touch some since he moved. So sad he’s gone. Loved singing with my brother

- David Collins , Gainesville , Ga

Love you, Nicki. We are so sorry for your loss.

- Sarah Hoogterp, Farmington Hills, MI

Russell was the best neighbor that anyone could ever ask for. I will truly miss our friendship and weekend chats. He was a man of much wisdom. Nicki, you know if you ever need anything please don’t hesitate to ask. We wish you strength and comfort in the days ahead. May the love of those around you help you through this.

- Michael and Laurie Reeder, Savannah, GA

Nicki and Aiden, our deepest condolences. Thinking of you during this very difficult time. Please know we are here for you … always. Sending hugs.

- Becky and Jose da Cruz, Savannah, Georgia

Hi Nick,very very sorry and accept my condolences for your loss so soon but I believe he go for beautiful place and keeping looking for you ! Be strong and everything goes well!!!

- Iracema A Mintz Mylene, Savannah, GA

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in these difficult times.

- Stephanie & Brad Coy, Savannah , GA

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I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my deepest condolences. Russell was a great man and a valued coworker.

- Nancy Thompson, Atlanta, GA

We have no words, but we will pray

- Brian & Jule Curry, Savannah, Ga

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel