The distraught father continues, “It was Russell’s wishes to be cremated, so Taylor said she would give our family most of the ashes and that she would keep some. Once we get Russell’s ashes, we will have a memorial for him here in Texas.”
So will Russell’s family attend the funeral service held in LA? “I hope to go to the funeral in Beverly Hills but I still don’t know when it is going to be. I have not spoken to Taylor.”
Louie adds that he feels “terrible, just terrible” over his son’s suicide.
Russell’s sister Laurie Kelsoe spoke with us yesterday about how shocked the family was over Russell’s death, particularly since he said he didn’t consider suicide an option. She also revealed how she thinks Russell’s anger issues started.
Hopefully Taylor and Russell’s family can resolve their issues now that a decision has been made over his final resting place, and they can sort out whether or not his family will come to LA for his funeral. This must be so devastating for everyone involved.
Reporting by Sandra Clark
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