|Birth: ||Jun. 15, 1941|
|Death: ||May 26, 2009|
Wayne E. "Rut" Rutledge died Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at the Emergency Room of Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka, IL. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 at Knapp Funeral Home in Milford, IL, where funeral services will also be held on Friday, May 29, at 10:00 a.m. The Revs. Neil Larimore and Brent Zastrow will officiate.
There will also be a visitation on Sunday, May 31, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and funeral service on Monday, June 1, at 11:00 a.m., both at the Yokley-Trible Funeral Home in Tompkinsville, KY. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Tompkinsville, KY, where military rites will be accorded by the Disabled Veterans of America Association Chapter 20 of Glasgow, KY.
Mr. Rutledge was born June 15, 1941 in Danville, IL. His parents were Jack and Rene Griffith Rutledge, but he was raised by John and Audrey Killion. He married Elizabeth Cannon on May 8, 2000 in Tompkinsville, KY. She survives.
Other survivors include three step-daughters, Lisa and Mark Tovey, Tonya and Paul Gouty and Shannon Jones and Paul Lynn all of Tompkinsville, KY; one brother, Larry Joe Rutledge of Hoopeston, IL; three sisters, Karen Hurt, Cindy and Don Clyden, and Erma and Junior Hurt, all of Hoopeston, IL; one foster brother, Bob Killion of Cissna Park, IL.; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Richard; one sister, Margaret; and one foster brother, Bill Killion.
Mr. Rutledge was previously employed by Uarco, had been a bus driver for thirteen years and was also involved in farming. He was a member of Danville Community Action and enjoyed flea markets, fishing and going to auctions.
Memorials may be made to Family's Wishes.
Pleasant Hill Church Cemetery
Created by: Tony Cannon
Record added: May 28, 2009
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