WINDER - Hugh Addison “Buddy” Rutledge, Sr., 77, died Friday, August 7, 2009.
Born in Barrow County, he was the son of the late Clifford Addison and Mildred Manus Rutledge. A member of Winder First Baptist Church, he was the co-owner of Rutledge Construction Company. He was past owner of the Winder Golf Course and he built several golf courses in the area.
Survivors include his wife, Sara H. Rutledge, Winder; son and daughter-in-law, Hugh Addison (Chip) Rutledge, Jr. and Jennie, Winder; daughter and son-in-law, Kathi and Billy Gunn, Braselton; grandchildren, Sara Elizabeth Gunn, Addison Gunn and Kadee Rutledge.
Memorial services will be held Sunday, August 9, at 2 p.m., from Winder First Baptist Church, with John Talley officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, August 8, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sheriff Boys Club, Eagle Ranch, P.O. Box 7200, Chestnut Mountain, Georgia 30502-0500.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.