Tim Russell, 33, a sales rep for Lochinvar Corp. in the Nashville territory, died Sept. 14 in Hermitage, Tenn., after a short battle with cancer. Russell began his career with Lochinvar in the Technical Service Department, where he honed his application knowledge and technical skills before joining the Sales Department. He received the company’s prestigious Salesman of the Year Award in 2003 and served as a board member for the American Society of Plumbing Engineers. 

A model employee and great friend, Russell received the Quota Buster Award for excellence in sales achievement and was honored by his peers when they chose him to be a Knight of the Roundtable. He is survived by his father, mother, brother, grandmother, three uncles and several cousins.