Willie Fay Rutledge slipped into the arms of his waiting savior Jesus Christ Sunday morning August 26, 2012, leaving behind and waiting for his beloved wife of 62 years, Peggy Joyce Rutledge and his two sons Rodney Eugene Rutledge and wife Renee and Keith Alan Rutledge.
He is watching over his grandchildren: Jeff Rutledge of Houston, Texas, Mindy Mitchell and husband Matt of Houston, Texas, Jennifer Huerta and husband Chris Huerta of Visalia, CA, Dannelle Persinger of Visalia, CA, Brandon Farkas and wife Ashley of Taft, CA, Kristen Moniz and husband John of Taft, CA and Jessica Rutledge of Taft.
He also had great grandchildren whom he loved: John, Andrew, and Madison of Houston, Texas; Seth, Wyatt, Reese and Christian of Visalia, CA; Eibren and Mia of Visalia, CA; Kambrya and Maddlynn of Visalia, CA; Autumn and Blayne of Taft, CA; Kylee, Kaitlin, Jaide and Jaxson of Taft, CA.
Services will be held at Erickson & Brown Funeral Home of Friday, August 31, 2012 at 10am. There will also be a viewing at Erickson & Brown Funeral Home on Thursday, August 30, 2012 between the hours of 3:30pm and 8:30pm.