Darrel Rutherford
Stockbridge, GA




Mr. Darrel Franklin Rutherford, Sr.
Mr. Darrel Franklin Rutherford, Sr., 86 of Stockbridge passed away January 30, 2020. Mr. Rutherford served in the U. S. Air Force, a Registered Architect and he built "Lighthouses for The Lord." In his retirement years he was a very active member of the Hidden Valley Senior Center and a founding member of "The Three Old Men." He is preceded in death by his parents: Clyde and Myrtle Rutherford and grandson: James Shannon DePope. Surviving are his wife of 65 years: Edith Rutherford, daughters: Donna Blakley and husband Chuck of McDonough, Diana Doyal and fiance' Ricky Hammontree of Locust Grove, and son: Darrell Franklin Rutherford, II, of McDonough, brother: Ivan Rutherford and wife Bennie Jo of N.C., grandchildren: Kenneth Tab (Michelle) Doyal, Katrina Nicole Rutherford, Rachel Allison Harwell and great grandchild: Kaileigh Alivia Miller. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Crews officiating. Interment will be at 2 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA. The family will receive friends 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, www.michaeljfox.org, 1-800-708-7644. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge 770-210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com
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Barbara (Wise) V.

Edith, Donna, Diana and all your families; so very sorry for your loss. I will always remember Darryl's laugh and all the fun we had with you all when we were growing up. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! Barbara (Wise) and Joe Vanderveer

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