Russ Beard, Manager / Funeral Director and Embalmer
Russ is a lifetime resident of Morgan County and has managed several funeral homes throughout his 30-year career. Russ graduated from Hartselle High School in 1988 and attended The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on a full athletic football scholarship.After two seasons with the Mocs’ football program he returned to Alabama to pursue a career in the funeral industry. Russ graduated from Jefferson State Community College with a Bachelor of Arts in Mortuary Science and later earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Athens State University.
In 1999 Russ was honored to be elected Coroner by the people of Morgan County and proudly served three consecutive terms.
Above all, Russ considers his loving family to be his greatest accomplishment in life. Russ and his wife, Susan, are blessed with four boys and are proud to have raised them in Morgan County. In his time away from work, Russ enjoys being with his family, taking his sons deer hunting, and giving back to his community.
Should you have any questions or concerns during your time at Shelton Funeral Home, please do not hesitate to let Russ know.