William C. Rutherford, 86, of Science Hill, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at University of Kentucky Medical Center.
He was born in Somerset, Kentucky on January 10, 1932, son of the late Robert and Rosa Calhoun Rutherford. He was a butcher and owner of Rutherford Brothers Recycling.
He is survived by his wife, Emily Floyd Rutherford, of Science Hill, one son, Keith & (Heather) Rutherford of Waynesburg, five brothers, Dan Rutherford, Paul Rutherford, Gale Rutherford, Glen Rutherford and Tony Rutherford, five sisters, Ruth Hines, Wanda Rains, Barbara Bland, Lee Raney and Relada Merrick, five grandchildren, Little Keith, Miles, Crete, Theo and Travis, three great-grandchildren, Katlen, Skyler and Brook, several nieces and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Gary C. Rutherford, two brothers, Steve Rutherford and James Rutherford and five sisters, Ilene Mapes, June Faul, Mattie Akin, Carol Hines Price and Betty Strock.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Friday, April 27, 2018 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Kevin Floyd officiating.
Burial will be in Double Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 12 Noon Friday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.