Mr. John “Hard Rock” Rutherford age 84 of LaFollette passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019. He was a Christian and former owner of Rutherford Heating and Air. Preceded in death by Sons, Randall Rutherford, David Rutherford, and Brian Rutherford, Daughter, Darla Rutherford, Parents, Connor and Elizabeth Shoupes Rutherford, Sister Owantha Alexander, and Brothers Tony and Lowell Rutherford.
Survivors: Wife, Mrs. Mary Smith Rutherford; Son, Gary Rutherford; Daughter, Karen Lowe and husband, Bobby; 4 Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren, and one on the way. Sisters, Iretha Asbury and Eva Claiborne; Special Friends and Caregivers, April Lowe, Renee Herman, and the U.T. Hospice Employees. Several Nieces, Nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Wednesday 2 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harry James and Rev. Leon Fritts officiating. Interment to follow at Campbell Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 12 to 2 P.M. Wednesday before funeral services. Online condolences for Mr. Rutherford may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. John “Hard Rock” Rutherford.