James Issac Rutter, Sr.

James Rutter

James Issac Rutter, Sr. of Annapolis passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019. He was 78.

He was born on Jan. 11, 1941 in Annapolis, a son of the late Kenneth and Opal (Griggs) Rutter.

He was united in marriage to Rita Whitcomb, who preceded him in death.

To this union was born two children, James Jr. and Megan Rutter.

Also surviving are five brothers; Allen Rutter of Ironton, Cliff Rutter of Annapolis, Paul Rutter of Ironton, Jack Rutter of Kentucky, and Roger Rutter of Annapolis; one sister, Merla Rapps of Swansea, IL; one grandson, James; and a host of other loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Bill Rutter.

James worked most of his career as plant manager for Vance Brothers Paving Company. He was a member of the Hopewell Lodge #239 Masonic Lodge and loved to hunt and fish.

Funeral services for James were held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 2 p.m. from the Cole family chapel.

Visitation was on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at noon

Officiating the funeral services was Rev. Howard Casteel.

Interment was in Rutter Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Rutter Cemetery Association.

Online condolences may be made at www.colefamilyfuneralhomes.com.