Robert Curtis Rutledge | 1927-2019

Published Saturday, February 9, 2019

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Robert Curtis Rutledge

Robert Curtis Rutledge, 91, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Bridgeport.

Funeral is noon Tuesday Feb. 12 at Bridgeport United Methodist Church. Burial is 2:30 p.m. at Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth.

Visitation is one hour prior to service.

Robert was born Oct. 18, 1927, in San Angelo to John Buel and Ida Gertrude Martin Rutledge. He served in the U.S. Navy for two years and was a WWII Victory Medal recipient. Robert married Eunice Boswell Nov. 13, 1949, and they were members of First United Methodist Church of Bridgeport. He retired from Vandervort’s Dairy as an ice cream production manager.

Robert was preceded in death by two sisters; and two brothers.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years; sons Curtis Rutledge and wife, Ruth, of Amarillo, Vance Rutledge and wife, Linda, of Fort Worth and Eric Rutledge and wife, Paula, of Paradise; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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