Julian Hall Rutrough

May 20, 1920 - March 19, 2011

Julian Hall Rutrough, age 90, of Copper Hill passed away Saturday, March 19, 2011. Mr. Rutrough served three and a half years in the Army Air Corp, with duty in the China-Burma theatre. He returned home to work on the family farm and as a carpenter. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Pency Rutrough; daughter, Judy Ann Cox and two brothers Hugh and James Rutrough. Mr. Rutrough is survived by his wife of 63 years, Eveleen Rutrough; one son, Eddie Rutrough; and two grandchildren Brian Cox and Kaitlynn Rutrough. Friends may call between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd. Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 21, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Salem Head of the River Church with the Elder Carl Terry and Elder Larry Hollingsworth officiating. Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Gardner Funeral Home, Floyd. Condolences may be made to the family at

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Gail Conner

Floyd, Va.
March 20, 2011

I'm so sorry to hear of Mr. Rutroughs' passing. I saw him not long ago and he was as kind as always. I'm sorry is not much, but what is at this time but your family. With Respect Gail Conner

Beth Simpson Huddleston

Winchester, VA
March 20, 2011

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Rutrough. I have many wonderful memories of your family because of my childhood friend, Judy. Please know that I am thinking of you. He was a very special person.