Charles W. Rutherford

November 3, 2021

Charles W. Rutherford, age 89, passed away on November 3, 2021 in Atmore, AL.  He was born on February 29, 1932 in Atmore, AL to Curry Webster and Mattie Lambert Rutherford.  He retired as Fire Chief from the City of Atmore after 45 years of service.  After retiring, he served as a Dispatcher with Poarch Police Department.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two children, Wayne Rutherford and Terri Anderson; his siblings, Opal Faircloth, Gene Rutherford, Luree Spence, Clarence Rutherford and Bill Rutherford.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Deborah Maddox Rutherford; his daughter, Kristina Rutherford of Atmore, AL; his brother, Dale (Brenda) Rutherford of Atmore, AL; his sister, Glenda (Autrey) Ziglar of Robinsonville, AL; his grandchildren, Chris Rutherford, Brandi Rutherford, Elijah Kimbrel, Noah Kimbrel and Makennah Kimbrel along with his great grandchildren, Wyatt Rutherford, Melea Graham, Rowdy Rutherford and Sophia Rutherford.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jerry Gehman officiating.  Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore, AL.

Visitation will be held Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 12:30 p.m. until service time at 2:00 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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