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Walter Russell Bendure Jr.

07/11/1931 - 01/17/2020
Service Date: 01/24/2020
Service Time: 1:00 PM
Service Location: City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 North Center Street, Mesa, Arizona
Interment: City of Mesa

Walter Russell Bendure, Jr., was born on July 11, 1931 in Mesa, and passed away peacefully on January 17, 2020. He is survived by his sister, Irene Betts; children, Leanna and Tim; 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Russell served in Korea with the US Army. After returning home to Mesa, he worked for AJ Bayless Markets until his retirement. He enjoyed his family, his pets and being at home in his hometown of Mesa.

He was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife of 65 years, Betty.


  • I have fond memories of my cousin Russell. so much fun visiting the citrus groves, going on picnics and such. He will be missed. my love to his family

  • Rest in peace Sweet Russ. Give Betty a big hug for me ?

  • Mary Helen Wallace

    Leanna and Family, I am so sorry to now learn of the passing of your Dad. I can only think that he is with your Mom and will live happily ever after in heaven. You were blessed with such wonderful parents and I know you are thankful. Peace to you. May those wonderful memories stay with you and may your Dad rest in peace.

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