McClellan “Mac” Rutherford, 84, passed away on November 24, 2021, at 4:10 p.m. at Marion General Hospital. Born on April 22, 1937, in LaFollete, TN, the late Robert Elijah Rutherford and Nina Lamar welcomed Mac into the world. He would go on to marry the apple of his eye on September 19, 1959, Delores Rutherford (Pike) in Otsego, MI.
Mac worked for Whirlpool for 30 years before retiring. He was a lifelong member of the Elk’s and was active in Lodge #32, here in Marion. He was an avid golfer and loved teaching others. Besides golfing he enjoyed fishing, bowling, and traveling. Mac never met a stranger.
Mac is preceded in death by his parents, and his sisters; Opal, Reva, and Effanora.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, daughter; Kim (Robert) Haddock of Yulee, FL sons; Robert (Pam) Rutherford of Melbourne, FL, and Craig (Billie) Rutherford of Prospect, OH, brothers; Leo (Joyce) Rutherford of GA, and Phillip (Rita) Rutherford of TN, sisters; Anna-Sue (Chuck) Davis of TN, and Floetta (Bill) Curtis of TN, his grandchildren; Robert M. Rutherford of FL, Andrew Rutherford of WA, Robert V. Haddock of FL, and Ramsi Rutherford of OH, and six great-grandchildren; Bradyn, Carson, Hudson, Ella, Maggie Lee, and Finn, and many other relatives and friends.
The family wishes to invite all family and friends to the Boyd Funeral Home for visitation hours from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., on December 7, 2021. A funeral service will begin at 12 p.m. at the Boyd Funeral Home. The family would like all donations to go to the Alzheimer’s Association located at 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. (Floor) 17, Chicago, IL 60601 on Mac’s behalf. The Boyd Funeral Home would like to thank the Rutherford family for allowing us to serve them in their time of need.
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