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Evan Wayne Rutherford
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1947
Tulsa
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 2012
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

Wayne Rutherford, 64, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 27, 2012. Funeral: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in Greenwood Chapel. Entombment: Greenwood Mausoleum. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Richland Hills Christian Church, 3908 Ruth Road, Richland Hills, Texas 76118.

Evan Wayne Rutherford was born Nov. 18, 1947, in Tulsa, Okla., to John Sherman Rutherford Jr. and Doris Jean Rutherford. He was a 1966 graduate of Castleberry High School and attended Texas Wesleyan University before pursuing a racing career. After a racing accident in 1989, he retired and became a local businessman where he created and distributed motor vehicle performance products. Wayne was an amazing husband, father and grandfather. He loved anything outdoors, hunting, fishing and watching his girls play ball. He loved his Lord and Savior and on Friday he sat on the pole winning his biggest victory.

Survivors: Wife, Sandy Lankford Rutherford; daughters, Tobi Rutherford Laing and husband, Jared, Ragen Rutherford Reed and husband, Dan, and Sidney Rutherford Hupp and husband, 2nd Lt. Daniel Hupp; grandchildren, Landri Jo Laing, Lincoln Daniel Laing and Ryland Randall Reed; brother, Johnny Rutherford and wife, Betty; sister, Beverly Rutherford Tuggle and husband, Benny; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He loved them all.

Published in Star-Telegram on July 29, 2012
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Sherman Rutherford (1913 - 1974)
  Doris Jean Mayfield Booth (1924 - 2011)
 
Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 28, 2012
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Rest in eternal peace.
- Lonestar
 Added: Jul. 2, 2016
 
 
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