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Russell Hudson Jankowski

September 28, 2004 — March 19, 2024


Russell Hudson Jankowski, 19, of Nashville, TN, died on March 19, 2024 in a car accident. Son of Lea and Patrick Jankowski, Russell was born September 28, 2004 in Huntsville, AL.  Russell was a gifted athlete who played baseball, hockey, and football.  He graduated Ensworth High School Class of 2023, was the recipient of the Robert Inman Award for participating in eleven athletic seasons and was elected by his peers to serve as the Captain of the House of Vitality. Russell was a freshman at Rhodes College in Memphis, where he was studying pre-law and was a member of the Rhodes football team. In addition to his accomplishments on the field, Russell was a brilliant and kind individual who brought joy to his family and friends and whose vibrant spirit touched the lives of many. 

Russell is preceded in death by grandfathers Ronald Hudson and Daniel Jankowski. He is survived by his loving parents Lea and Patrick Jankowski, brother William Corbin Millican, grandmothers Patricia Hudson and Nancy Jankowski, aunts and uncles Eddie Jankowski, David Jankowski, Shannon and Daniel Parker, Kevin and Heather Jankowski, Andrew Jankowski, Lynn and Fulton Combs, Ann Marie and Gregory Brink, and beloved dogs Buster and Willy.  

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 30th at 4pm at Ensworth School Daily Stadium at Frist Campus, 7401 Highway 100, Nashville, TN 37221. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ensworth School Russell Hudson Jankowski Memorial Fund.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 30, 2024

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Ensworth High School Football Stadium

7401 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN 37221

Celebration of Life at Ensworth High School Football Stadium

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