Russell Clinton Gaskins

April 1, 1941 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Russell Gaskins Obituary

Russell C. Gaskins, 82, of Briarcliffe Acres in Myrtle Beach, SC, passed away peacefully on February 11, 2024. He was born on April 1, 1941 in Florence County, SC to the late Clinton and Myrtle Gaskins. Russell married Nancy Tripp, his high school sweetheart, on June 16, 1963. Shortly after marriage, they left their hometown of Lake City, SC to move to NC in order for him to work in the finance business. He continued in this field of work until he retired from United Carolina Bank in Whiteville, NC as the Senior Executive Vice President of Special Loans on March 31, 1995. Russell and his wife then enjoyed their retirement at the beach with their beloved pets – Beau, Dixie, and Mickey – and taking frequent family trips to Disney World.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years Nancy; two daughters, Kathy Todd (Mark) of Raleigh, NC and Patti Bass (Allen) of Whiteville, NC; two granddaughters, Lauryn Bass and Caitlyn Bass of Whiteville, NC; a great-granddaughter Charli Dew of Whiteville, NC; and sister Linda Baltenbach (Gary) of Murrells Inlet, SC.

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