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1118 South Mayo Trail
PIKEVILLE, KY 41501
Phone: (606) 432-1800
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Kermit Rutherford

Kermit Toby Rutherford

Monday, April 17, 1944 - Thursday, November 12, 2020
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Obituary

Kermit Toby Rutherford, age 76, left his loving family to be with his Heavenly Father on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at his home in Lawrenceburg, KY formerly of Pikeville, KY. He was born April 17, 1944 to the late Eva Mae Tibbs Chaney and Jake Bud Rutherford.

Besides both parents, Kermit was preceded in death by his sister, Rosa Lee Chaney.

Kermit left behind three children, son, Shawn Rutherford and his wife, Misty, two daughters, Angela Buck and her husband, Jason, and Jessica Caudill; eight grandchildren, Dylan Rutherford, Hunter Rutherford, Austin Melton, Jayden Buck, Jake Buck, Anderson Buck, Jonathan Collins and Dalton Caudill; brothers and sisters, Stella Diana Coleman, Shelby Jean Adkins, Edra Lou Ratliff, Jerry Lee Chaney, and Sondra Lynn Ray.

Kermit started the heavy equipment trade in the United States Army during Vietnam where he served two tours. He took that knowledge and started his own company K. Rutherford Construction for many years where he crossed Pike County making many friends along the way.

The family will accept friends at Thacker Memorial Funeral Home, Sunday, November 15, 2020, at 4:00 PM with services beginning at 6:00 PM. There will be open visitation Monday, November 16, 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM. Funeral services for Kermit will be Monday, November 16, 2020, at Thacker Memorial Funeral Home beginning at 11:00 AM. Morgan Chapman will officiate all services for Kermit. DAV Honors will be conducted by Elkhorn City DAV Chapter #140. Burial will follow in the Annie E. Young Cemetery, Pikeville, KY.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.
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Larry Adkins

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Went to school with Kermit and Rosa Lee, at Pikeville. Also, went to Sunday School with them when we were teenagers, at a little Church of God. It sat next to Pauley Lumber. I always liked Kermit as a friend. I will miss him and Rosa Lee.
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Debbie Johnson Taylor

Posted at 04:17pm
Sending prayers for all the family Uncle Rudy will be missed.

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Teresa & Terry Tackett

Posted at 08:49am
Sooo sorry to hear, Kermit was my neighbor for 10 years. He was a great person always working to take care of his 3 children he raised on his own. Not many men would do this. Prayers for his family’.
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Patsy S Coleman

Posted at 02:41pm
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