Charles David Rutherford

Born: Fri., Feb. 15, 1935
Died: Thu., Jun. 5, 2014


2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Mon., Jun. 09, 2014
Location: Walker United Methodist Church

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Mon., Jun. 09, 2014
Location: Walker United Methodist Church

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Charles David Rutherford
Charles David Rutherford of Eatonton, GA. passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014 at his home. He was 79. He was born in Waxahachie, TX on February 15, 1935. He was the son of Ed and Edith Rutherford. At 17, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served in Japan during the Korean War. After his enlistment, he returned to Texas and attended SMU. He then worked for Collins Radio in Richardson, TX. In 1970, he moved to the metro-Atlanta area and began his career in residential home construction. In the late 70s, he began Chuck Rutherford Builders. In 1987, he made the Lake Oconee area his permanent home. He enjoyed time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his son, C. David Rutherford, Jr. of Monticello, GA. and his daughters, Rana Rutherford Fowler of Ellijay, GA. and Pamela Rutherford of Louisiana. His grandchildren are Dallyn Boone Rutherford, Ezra Rutherford, Gabrielle Hendricks and Jake Fowler; a number of other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at Walker United Methodist Church, 2730 Walker Church Road, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. John Pike officiating.  Interment will follow at Walker United Methodist Church Cemetery.  Serving as pallbearers are Steve Long, Wayne Hannah, Tyler Bombich, Scott Pittochelli, James Parker and Justin Mosley.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until time for the service, Monday at Walker United Methodist Church.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.


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Teresa Jones
   Posted Sun June 08, 2014
Mr. Chuck you were wonderful to me and always a great friend who was there when I needed you just to talk to, have a laugh with, always gave great advice. I will miss you every day for the rest of my life. Your heart was much larger than most realized and I will see you again in heaven one of these days. Much love and RIP my friend.

Lyn Rice and Dani Dankowski
   Posted Mon June 09, 2014
Dear Families, we were totally shocked by a phone call from a friend, Diane Sokol, late last evening. Dani and I were in GA for 10 days in May. We made several attempts to contact Chuck and Ann without any success. We drove to Eatonton, for the day, trying to make contact. As some of you know, we were neighbors for 10 years and we loved every minute of it. (Chuck built our house). We enjoyed going to trivia night, Ann and Lyn taking evening walks (having girl talks sharing the good and bad), going out to eat, holiday invitations, etc. Very fond memories. Yes, we were deeply saddened by this news and we are grieving with you and sharing in your loss. Praying God will comfort you and give you strength during this difficult time. He health the broken in heart. Psalm 147:3. Much Love, Lyn and Dani

JoAnn and Jack Greer
   Posted Mon June 09, 2014
Love and prayers to all

Diane Sokol
   Posted Mon June 09, 2014
To family and friends, I have fond memories of being neighbors with "Uncle Chuck" and Ann on Lake Oconee. He was a gentlemen's gentlemen and always a joy to be around. He was a true friend and always helped those in need. I was deeply saddened by the news last evening when Sally called to me. I pray God will comfort you all in this time of grief and will be praying for you all. Diane Sokol