James Gary Rutland
May 23, 1954-November 23, 2012
James Gary Rutland, 58, of Gulfport died Friday, November 23, 2012 in Gulfport.
He was born in Gulfport and had been a resident for most of his life. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gulfport.
He was preceded in death by a nephew, Ehron Rachuba.
He is survived by his parents, Jimmy and Frances Rutland of Bassfield; two sisters, Deborah Rutland of Gulfport and Brenda (Keith) Rachuba of Long Beach; and his pet companions, Max, Tanner, and Mollie.
The funeral service will be held Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Victory Baptist Church in Bassfield where friends may visit beginning at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Double Church Cemetery in Bassfield.
The family prefers memorials to the Humane Society of South Mississippi, 2615 25th Avenue, Gulfport, MS 39501 or to the
, 350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Suite 2470, Jackson, MS 39213.
Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, O'Neal Road, Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.
View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com
Published in The Sun Herald on November 28, 2012