|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1922|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 2013|
James "John" Rudd, age 90 of Benton, Kentucky passed away Thursday, January 24, 2013, at 12:45 a.m. at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.
Born Friday, January 27, 1922 in Benton, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Yancy Washington Rudd and the late Pearl (Canup) Rudd. He was the husband of the late Josephine (Starks) Rudd, of 69 years.
He was a Harness Horseman and member of the U.S. Trotting Association where he was an owner, trainer, and driver. He honorably served his country during World War II in the United States Navy. Mr. Rudd was a retired supervisor for Mid Continent Coal and Coke in Dawson Springs, KY, as well as a brick mason by trade. He was a member of Union Hill Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, R.V. Rudd and Henry Sherman "Bill" Rudd, sisters, Edith Darnall, Emma Nell Rudd; and son in law, Jimmy Odom.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Collier Funeral Chapel, Tim Rudd, Rev. James Stom, and Josh Herndon officiating.
Interment with military honors will follow in Edwards Cemetery, Benton, KY.
Josephine Starks Rudd (1924 - 2009)
Created by: Penny
Record added: Feb 04, 2013
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