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A member of the Volunteer family passed away this weekend. Willford Russell, of Franklin, Tennessee, was a junior studying business administration in the Haslam College of Business.

You can send your condolences to his family here. His family has also created an open Facebook group, “Remembering Willford John Russell,” that anyone is invited to join.

A viewing will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 29, at Wolfesberger Funeral Home in O’Fallon, Illinois, and a service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 30, at First United Methodist Church in Lebanon, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be directed to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Haslam College of Business, Business Administration Department Fund. Checks should be made payable to the University of Tennessee Foundation or visit the university’s giving website to designate your gift. Mail checks to the University of Tennessee Foundation, 1525 University Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996.

Please remember this Volunteer and his family and friends during this difficult time.