Robert Lynn Rutherford Sr., 60, of Rawson, Ohio, peacefully passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born February 19, 1957 in Oliver Spring, Tennessee to the late Marshall and Della (Barber) Rutherford. Robert married Rebecca Blunk and she survives in Rawson.
Robert retired from McNaughton-McKay Electric Company after 12 years of service. He enjoyed hunting, spending time with his family, and praising the Lord.
Robert is survived by his wife of 43 years, Rebecca; sons, Robert L. (Rachel) Rutherford Jr. of Rawson, Shawn M. (Krista) Rutherford of Jenera; and daughter, Kristie L. Rutherford of Rawson; 8 grandchildren, Jacob (Amber), Alissa, Allie, Jon, Brice, Katelin, Levi, and Aubrey; and 1 great-grandchild, Justin. He is also survived by his sisters, Judy (Darrel) Weaver, Marsha (Roger) Foster, Diane (Stanley) Rice, and Patricia Rutherford. Robert was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffery Rutherford.
Friends and family may visit on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 2-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m. at New Creations Church of God, 125 S. Main St., Rawson, Ohio 45881. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday the 5th at the church with Pastor Joey Boehler officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant View Cemetery. HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500) has been entrusted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions in Robert’s name may be made to the Family in c/o Hufford Family Funeral Home.