On June 8, 1960, Keith Lamar Rutherford (Rut), entered this world, born to Thurston and Marilyn Rutherford in Austin, Texas.
On Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the age of 59, Keith lost his battle to cancer and God assured him, that He is the Fixer-Upper
Keith graduated from McCallum High School in 1979 and went to work for Hart Graphics in Austin working on printer presses. After the company closed down, Keith went to work for the Austin American Statesman as a pressman, then, transferred to the Houston Chronicle.
Keith loved anything with fishing and being in the boat. He enjoyed working with his hands, fixing and repairing, whether it was a vehicle or press machine, Keith was the guy for the job.
Keith is preceded in death by his father, Thurston Rutherford.
His precious memories will be cherished by his mother, Marilyn Rutherford of Elgin; his sister, Diana and her husband, Ronnie Robinson of Elgin, Texas; two aunts, Francis Rainer and Gerri and her husband, Jeff Prewitt, numerous cousins and other relatives. Keith will be greatly missed, continued to be loved and appreciated for he loved his family.
Keith Rutherford, 59, passed away peacefully, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Family and friends will gather for visitation at the Elgin Funeral Home on Thursday, November 14th at 10:00 AM. Funeral Services will follow visitation at 11:00 AM with the Reverend, Jeff Wilson presiding. Inurnment will be private.
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