Russell James Bohanick passed away peacefully in the afternoon of March 12, 2019.
He was born in Pensacola, Florida on May 2, 1957 and was the sixth of eight sons of Katie Sue Bohanick and the late Leo Bohanick.
Rusty graduated from Shenandoah Valley High School, Pennsylvania, Class of 1976. After high school, Rusty enlisted in the Air Force and served as an aircraft mechanic at McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey. Upon his honorable discharge, he earned an Associate’s Degree in accounting from McCann School of Business, Mahonoy City, PA. Rusty also worked in various fields, including as a concrete batch superintendent, a millwright, a picture framer and a commercial driver.
Rusty enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and traveling all over the United States.
He is preceded in passing by brothers, Gary and David. He is survived by his mother; son, Nathan (Gwyneth); granddaughters, Sierra and Ally, Tamaqua, PA; five brothers, Leo Ronald (Linda), Kent, WA; Joseph, Tucson, AZ; Ben (Charlotte), Lucedale, MS; Brian Randall (Lisa), Mt. Joy, PA; and Jeffrey, Shenandoah, PA; sisters-in=law, Angela, Helena, MS and Charlotte, Wernersville, PA and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Rusty is remembered for his clever wit and laughter, and especially for his love of and dedication to family and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00am at the Solid Rock Baptist Church, 6760 East Gate Road, Milton, Florida 32570.
Reverend Ben Bohanick will be officiating.