Russell Eugene Rutherford (1948 - 2018)

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  • "Rest In Peace my friend . Ms. T."
    - Russell Rutherford
  • "So sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers to his family and..."
    - Karen Fields
  • "Russell was one of my favorite people. Always there when..."
    - Sally Rutherford
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    - Brett & Jessica Dunmyer
  • "I'll always remember many friendly chats with Russell..."
    - Kay Crowley
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Russell Eugene Rutherford, 69, of Front Royal, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018 at his home.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home with the Rev. Rebecca Pucher officiating. Burial will follow in Panorama Memorial Gardens in Waterlick.

Russell was born November 13, 1948 in Fauquier County to the late James and Sarah Frances Elizabeth Knight Rutherford.

He was employed by Warren County School as a lead custodian.

Russell is survived by two brothers, James Robert Rutherford Jr. and Richard Allen Rutherford; three sisters, Martha Lucille Wood, Jane Louise Moore, and Shelia Mae Chirgwin; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, William Randolph Rutherford, Emmett Franklin Rutherford, and Roger Lee Rutherford.

Pallbearers will be Tony Rutherford, Frankie Knight, Billy Royston, Charles Miller, Jason Rutherford, and Richard Allen Rutherford Jr.

Honorary pallbearers will be Anthony Moore, George Brown, Wesley Rutherford, and Donald Clatterbuck.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Maddox Funeral Home.

Arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal.

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Published in Northern Virginia Daily on June 12, 2018