Russ D. Woolsey | Honolulu Star-Advertiser


Russ D. Woolsey
Russ D. Woolsey72, of Waianae, Hawaii, passed away May 22, 2019 at his home. Born March 30, 1947 in Inyokern, California, he was the eldest son of the late William E. and Gertrude (Marvel) Woolsey. Russ graduated from Waianae High School in 1965 and Lake Forest College, Illinois in 1969. After college, Russ began his lifetime career with the Department of Education at Waianae High School, first as an English teacher, then as the Registrar until his retirement in 2011. Russ enjoyed spending time with his family and horses, and puttering around the family stables, which he built along with his childhood friend. Russ is survived by his wife of almost 51 years, Gail; daughters: Layne Woolsey, Chandra (Edward) Kim, Nyra (Christopher) Broome; grandchildren: Kyle Woolsey, Mitchell Kim, Taylor Kim, Kyra Broome, Korvin Broome; sisters: Reva (Calvin) Costa, Myra (Jerry) Ornellas; brothers: Keith Woolsey, Clay Woolsey. Funeral Services for Russ will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 Mililani Memorial Park, Mauka Chapel. Visitation: 9:00 a.m.; Service: 10:00 a.m.; Burial: 11:30 a.m.

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