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Eric Rutledge

February 1, 1963 — November 17, 2021

Eric Rutledge 58, departed this life on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 at his home.




Mr. Rutledge was born February 1st, 1963 the son of Loretta T. Rutledge.




He started at an early age delivering newspapers and running errands for neighbors. By the time he was in high school, he was enrolled in auto mechanics, where he enjoyed working on cars. Upon graduation from Woodrow Wilson in 1981, he went on to work for Mr. Henry in his auto shop. After leaving there he worked for Newport Auto, detailing cars. Upon leaving there, he went on to work for Yourga Trucking until he became ill.




Those that truely knew Eric in his early years, knew that he was always there if you need help. One of his joys was getting a broken down car to work. In his spare time he enjoyed roller skating and was good at it.




He leaves to mourn his daughters, Michelle Harris II, Aniyah Posey and a son Faizon Nelson of Youngstown, OH. Two sisters, Lynn Rutledge, Youngstown OH, Sheila (Brian) Broomfield, Concord, NC, one brother Tracy (Carolyn) Rutledge, Youngstown, OH. A host of nieces and nephews, a host of great-nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.




Preceding him in death is his mother Loretta Rutledge, brother Marvin Rutledge, nephew Kendall Rutledge and a great-nephew Raheem Porter.






A Celebration of Life Service will be 3:00 p.m Wednesday December 1, 2021 at F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home,where friends may call from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.




Please follow CDC guidelines (6 foot rule) of social distancing and wearing your mask over your mouth and nose.




F. D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., have been given the honor to serve the family during this difficult time of bereavement.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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