Mr. Russell Elliott Matheney, age 41, of Oakland Park, Florida died suddenly on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 from medical complications. Born on March 20, 1976 in Detroit, Michigan a son to James Clyde and Elizabeth Morgan Matheney he was a high school graduate and held various jobs in the bar and nightlife industry. Most recently employed at the Scandals Saloon and Bar, located in Fort Lauderdale just outside of Wilton Manors. Family and friends will hold a daylong celebration of his life on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. From 12 noon until 2pm people will gather at Smarty pants and following that they will go to the Community Methodist Church, located just behind Smarty Pants. There at the Church will be an actual service of remembrance where there will be an opportunity for those wishing to share stories of Russell. Following the service at the church friends and family are asked to gather at Scandals Bar and Saloon from 4-9pm where the celebration of his life will conclude at 9pm. Russell will be missed by all that ever knew him.