Russell Altmiller

HOMETOWN: Olney, TX
OCCUPATION: Retired CPA
FAMILY: Two Children, wife, son-in-law, 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren
September 24, 1935 – May 14, 2020

As a Board Member…

Most Satisfying: Working together
Most Challenging: Egos of some professionals
Biggest Surprise: Dedication of some non-professionals
Valuable Lesson: Listen and cooperate

About Russell…

His Life: Russell was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Olney where he willingly served in any capacity needed. He truly was one of God’s servants on this earth. He also served his community through various organizations over the years, including the Olney Rotary Club and Olney Hamilton Hospital where he served on the board from 2004 until his death, May 14, 2020. Russell worked in several places, including Lipscomb County, Amarillo, Tulia, Canyon, and Arlington before making Olney his home in 1969. He was a partner in Altmiller, Lukert and Company until his retirement. The firm was renowned across North and Central Texas because of Russell’s expertise in hospital auditing and knowledge of Medicare law used in cost reporting. He was also a champion for small, rural Texas hospitals, helping to keep them in operation.