Russell Douglas Olinger, 86, of Remington, passed away peacefully with his family by his side December 16, 2018.
He was born January 18, 1932, to the late Lois Lee and Birdie Elizabeth Olinger of Remington.
Russell was retired from the Warrenton Training Center after 291-/2 years of government service and he served in the U. S. Army. He enjoyed farming, raising beef cattle and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Remington American Legion Post 247.
Russell is survived by his son Gregory Olinger of Remington; daughter Lisa (David) Cooper of Culpeper; sister Julia LaMalva of Conyers, Ga.; brother Stanley “Nick” (Pat) Olinger of Culpeper; grandchildren Ashley (Owen) Gore of Madison, Bryan Cooper of Culpeper and Stephanie Olinger of Madison; great-granddaughters Marleigh and Meredith Gore of Madison, and numerous nephews, nieces and other extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Russell was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Woolfrey Olinger, and brother-in-law, Pat LaMalva.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, at Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton. The service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December 20, at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Jeffersonton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fauquier County Fire and Rescue Emergency Services.
Online condolences may be offered at www.moserfuneralhome.com