It is with great sadness
that I have to report the passing of our care taker, family member, and friend
Russell was killed instantly in a violent head on collision Monday
morning July 28th 2014, just east of the Airboat Association club
Russell Larkins was born September 13, 1967. Son of Richard and
Onita (“Nikki”). He was a craftsman at welding & machinery he loved hunting,
fishing and being around people. Russell leaves behind his wife of 27 years
In addition to being a member of the Royal Palm Masonic Lodge, Russell was a
long time member and served on the Board of Directors at the Airboat
Association of Florida. His was dedicated to protecting the Everglades and the
Gladsman culture. He was instrumental in coordinating Everglade’s
outings for the Boy and Girl Scouts as well as other youth groups.
leadership and friendship will be missed by us all.