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Richard Alton Rutherford

1934 ~ 2021 (age 87)


Richard Alton Rutherford, 87, of Belton passed away on September 30, 2021 at a Temple hospital.

Private family services will be held at a later date, his body was cremated.

Richard was born on July 4, 1934 in Seattle Washington to Charles and Margaret Dober Rutherford. He married Pat Rutherford on March 22, 1957 in Seattle and she preceded him in death on December 7, 2013.

Richard loved to golf, play tennis, boating and spending time with family and friends. His out going personality never met a stranger.

Survivors are two sons, Dickie Rutherford and wife, Debbie of Belton. Phil and wife, Donna of Tyler; one brother, Bob Rutherford and wife, Rheta of Seattle; four grandchildren and two great grandchildren

Crotty Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Belton is in charge of arrangements.



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