Paul Edward Rutherford

Paul Edward Rutherford, 69, passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital after a brief illness.

Paul was born on July 17, 1951 in Welch, West Virginia to the late RT Rutherford and Alma Thompson Rutherford.

Paul was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, and telling a good joke. Paul lived in Jacksonville, Florida most of his life and was a lifetime fan of Gators football. Paul was a member of Meat Camp Baptist Church.

Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 21 years, Betty Rutherford; brothers, Ronald Rutherford (Debbie), Stewart Rutherford (Joyce Webber Reed); children, Adam Rutherford (Brenda), Chad Rutherford (Jennifer), Sean Rutherford, Lauren Cockcroft (Chad), Carrie Quarles (Charles), Michael Schweiger (Margaret), Matthew Schweiger (Moment); 11 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

It was Pauls wish to be cremated and no formal service held.

Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.

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