May 1, 1948 - July 10, 2020
James Russell "Russ" Elkins, age 72, of Dickson, Tennessee passed away Friday, July 10th 2020. He was a graduate of Hendersonville High School and attended Middle Tennessee State University. Russ owned and operated businesses which included Fairview Liquors, Cash and Dash Market , and Hurry Back Market on Elliston Place. He was a long time member of the So What Club in which he enjoyed with his father. His favorite past time centered around anytime spent on the ocean or water. He was an avid boat lover and chartered large boats up difficult waterways. He was known as "Captain Russ" to those who knew him best. Russ had a collection over the years of eye catching automobiles in which his favorites included a Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II, Mercedes-Benz 350 SL Roadster, and a variety of white Cadillacs. He was sharp dressed man with impeccable hair who loved rock music, good food, and cruises. He is survived by his daughter, Scarlett (David) Anderson; Grandchildren Ethan, Bennett, and Crew; love of his life of 20 years, Rita Dodge; Sister Michelle (John) Langlois; and Stepmother Ruth Elkins. Russ was preceded in death by his parents Bonnie Jean Grubbs Elkins and Jimmy Elkins, and Brother Tommy Elkins. The Family will receive friends from 10:00 am until 1:30 pm on Friday, July 17, 2020 at Phillips-Robinson Funeral Home. A private memorial service will follow. He will be laid to rest at Spring Hill Cemetery. Due to the current regulations in Davidson County, only (25) twenty-five individuals may be present in the facility at a given time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be make to the American Stroke Association at PO Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284 or by visiting http://www.stroke.org.
James Russell "Russ" Elkins, age 72, of Dickson, Tennessee passed away Friday, July 10th 2020. He was a graduate of Hendersonville High School and attended Middle Tennessee State University. Russ owned and operated businesses which included... View Obituary & Service Information
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