Russell Eugene Clifford died at 9:18 am on Sunday, December 6 at Havana Health Care in Havana where he had been a resident for several months. Russell was born July 27, 1924 in Mason City the son of William and Margaret (Peck) Clifford. He was a naval veteran of World War 2 and he along with his wife, Lenora (Toady) and daughter, Beth Ann were long-time residents of Easton. Russell worked for the county for many years and served on the Easton Village Board. He along with his family were active members of the Easton Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his wife and daughter, his parents, two brothers, William, Jr., James and one sister, Anna Mae Adams. He is survived by one brother, Dick of Louisville, Kentucky and a number of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.hurleyfh.com.