Russell D. Brittingham, 78, of Salisbury, Md., formerly of Selbyville, Del., passed away Friday, May 30, 2008, at home. He was a retired banker, retiring from the Baltimore Trust Company in Selbyville, Del., after 46 years of service. He was formerly a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Selbyville. He was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Salisbury, the Doric Masonic Lodge #30 A.F. & A.M. in Millville, Del., and the Delaware Consistory, Wilmington, Del. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Navy. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Ocean City Golf Club and a member of the Salisbury Elks Club, Salisbury. He had been a member of the American Institute of Banking.
Brittingham was preceded in death by his parents, Dee and Mildred Williams Brittingham; and his wife, Iris Clogg Brittingham. He is survived by his fiancée, Shirley Tyndall; a brother, Wayne L. Brittingham and his wife, Doris, of Dagsboro, Del.; a niece, Denise J. Farber of Dagsboro; two great-nieces, Katlyn and Kara Farber; adopted sons, Tim Tyndall and his wife, Beth, of Newark, Md. and Larry Tyndall and his companion, Bob Feuer, of Kansas City, Mo.; and adopted grandchildren, Danny, Megan and Ashley.
Funeral services were scheduled for Tuesday, June 3, 2008, with interment in Prince Georges Cemetery, Dagsboro, Del. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate that donations be made in his name to any local hospice.