JAMES R. RUTHERFORD, SR. CHESTERTON/FORMERLY OF HAMMOND, IN James "Silver Fox" R. Rutherford, SR, age 76, of Chesterton and formerly of Hammond, passed away peacefully at his daughter's home on Friday, January 18, 2013. Beloved husband of the late Nora Rutherford (nee Bobbitt); loving father of Tammy (Mike) Durkin, James (Irene) Rutherford, and Todd Rutherford; proud grandfather of three; dearest great grandfather of two. Jim worked out of the Local 27 in Chicago. He was loved by many and will be missed by more. A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Bob's Sunshine Inn, 715 Huehn St., Hammond, IN. Services were entrusted to OWENS-RUZICH FUNERAL HOME, 816 - 119th St. (corner of (Rt. 41) Calumet Ave.) at 119th St., Whiting, IN. For further information regarding services, please contact OWENS-RUZICH FUNERAL HOME at 219/ 659-0417.