Russell Wayne Quick, 79, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 14, 2023 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

He was born February 29, 1944 in Des Moines, Iowa to his parents Robert and Velda (Carlson) Quick. He grew up attending Saylorville Baptist Church and graduated the class of 1962 from Saydel High School, while there he participated in basketball and football. Russell went on to play both sports in college. Russell worked in sales his entire life. He was a member of Capitol City Church and participated in the men’s bible study. Russell loved the Lord, enjoyed golfing and dancing. Most of all he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Russell is survived by his wife, Sharon Quick; children, Rhonda (Troy) Andresen, Chad (LaRae) Quick and Jay (Michele) Quick, step daughters; Amber (David) Lane and Andrea Brookes; 19 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Robert (Barbara) Quick; and a host of other loving family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Velda Quick; and sister, Nancy Jacob.

Service will be held Sunday, August 27, 2023 at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 N.W. 60th Avenue Des Moines, Iowa. Family will greet friends from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. with the funeral beginning at 2:00 p.m. also at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association in loving memory of Russell Quick.

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