William R. “Billy” Russell, III, age 30, of Somerset, passed from this life on Saturday, August 27, 2016.

Billy was born on December 9, 1985, in England, the son of William R., Jr. and Deborah Sue McDowell Russell.  He worked as a production fabricator for Play Mart, Incorporated, of Somerset.  He had formerly worked as a Journeyman for Central Kentucky Sprinkler Incorporated, out of Nicholasville.  Billy was a shooting enthusiast; and he loved to go turkey hunting.  He enjoyed music, skateboarding, BMX bike riding, and “riding the trails”.

He is survived by his parents; his sister, Jamie (and Thomas) Stevens, of Tateville; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; his niece, Ashley Stevens; his nephew, Brandon Stevens; and his special friend, Samantha “Sam” Suttles, of Somerset.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 31, 2016, after 6:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at 3:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jim Cremeans officiating.  Burial will be in Southern Oaks Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.