Russell Dale Hembree, 44, of Sedalia passed away Friday May 08, 2015 at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.  He was born on March 15, 1971 in Springfield, MO the son of Glenn D. Hembree and Velma R. Sanders, who preceded in death.


On October 22, 2010 in Sedalia he was united in marriage to Mary Sandifer who resides in Sugar Creek, MO.


Russell enjoyed fishing, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of Vision Church of Sedalia. Russell was a volunteer fireman for the Dunnegan, MO fire department.


He is survived by three sisters, Sharon Newland (Kirk) of Sedalia, Lisa Floyd of Springfield, Janice Troupe (George) of Bunceton; a brother, Bill Hatfield (Brenda) of Fair Play; an uncle, Bob Sanders of Clinton; 11 nieces and nephews and several great nieces and nephews.


A celebration of life gathering of friends and family will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO.


Burial of the ashes will be at a later date in Stones Chapel Cemetery, Montrose, MO.


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.