Dick Rutherford

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Robert Dickey "Dick" Rutherford, 81, of Carlinville, Illinois passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Heritage Manor in Carlinville. He was born January 2, 1941, in Carlinville, the son of Dr. Robert and Dorothy “Dickey” Rutherford. He graduated from Carlinville High School with the class of 1958 and attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and graduated with a degree in agriculture. Prior to his retirement in 2006 he was a sales consultant and construction center manager for Morton Buildings in Litchfield, Illinois. He loved waterfowl hunting in Calhoun County and Canada and traveling in the U.S. and Europe. After retirement he became actively engaged in raising purebred Kiko goats, seeking outstanding genetics in the breed. He was a much beloved grandfather and loved spending time with family. His grandchildren were a great source of joy for him. He leaves behind his beloved wife, Sally, of 36 years, two brothers Paul and Jack Rutherford and sister Ann Goetzel. He is survived by a son, Ty (Donna) Rutherford of Gillespie, IL, daughter Lisa (Rich) Rans of Austin, TX, daughter Angi (Matt) Voss of Baltimore, MD, step sons Rodney (Lisa) Walton of Walterville, OR, Adrian (Amy) Walton of Carlinville, Damon (Becky) Walton of Carlinville, and step daughter Shawna (Michael) Veydt of Venetia, PA, and step daughter-in­law Leah Walton of Westchester, IL. Grandchildren are Jesse (Hayley) Rutherford, Riley (Keegan) Craig, Alexander Voss, Griffin, Beckett, and Nolan Rans, Rihanna and Macalla Walton, Lauren Swainston, Aidan Walton, Camryn (John) Joseph, Chloe Walton, Carly (Brendan) Stewart, Cory Walton, Will Walton, Matthew Veydt, Emma, Adam and Nick Walton, and eight great grandchildren He was preceeded in death by his parents, sister Jill Lambert, and step son Trevor Walton. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, 10:30 am with visitation prior to the service, from 8:00 to 10:15 am. Rev. Dean Probst will officiate. In lieu of donations the family asks that people simply do a good deed for someone less fortunate than themselves. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home Carlinville in charge of arrangements. To sign guest book or light candle of remembrance, go to www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com
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Saturday
24
September

Visitation 1

8:00 am - 10:15 am
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States
Saturday
24
September

Service Information

10:30 am
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Davis-Anderson Funeral Home
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States

Interment Information

New Calvary Cemetery
Address not given
Carlinville, Illinois, United States