Russell Sherrard was born in Ruston, Louisiana, near Shreveport, Louisiana. He grew up most of his life in Greenville, South Carolina. After graduating high school he went off to college in Pasadena, California, home of the Rose Bowl parade and game. He met his wife Betty there and they have been married for 42 years. The couple have 3 adult daughters and the family lives in Sacramento, California.
After working for a major HMO for over 30 years in the Information Technology field, due to the bad economy his job was outsourced to IBM. Being only 2 years away from retirement Russell decided to retire early.
Needing something to supplement his social security income he decided to try his hand at writing for the Amazon Kindle.
He now has 16 books in the Amazon Kindle Store with more coming. Not willing to only rely on Amazon to sell his books he opened a bookstore on the web called Growing Through Grace Bookstore easily found on Google.