Eugene N. Rutledge

Services for Eugene N. Rutledge will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2015 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Pineville with Dr. Joe Sharp officiating. Burial will be in St. Francis DeSales Cemetery, Echo.The family requests that visitation be observed Tuesday at Hixson Brothers, Pineville from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.Mr. Rutledge, 61, of Alexandria passed away Friday, April 03, 2015 at Matthews Memorial Health Care, Alexandria. He was a member of the Cattleman’s Association and owner and operator of his own restaurant. Geno enjoyed helping with fundraising projects for families in need, He called himself a fundraising specialist and was known as Fred Flinstone.He was preceded in death by his father, Rudolph Rutledge and his mother, Helen Kelone; brother, Paul Rutledge.Those left to cherish his memory include his sons, Jeremy Rutledge and wife, Tabatha, Justin Rutledge; daughter, Nikki Fisher; half-sister, Kathy Rutledge Anders and husband, James; step-bothers, Wayne Simpson, Steve Simpson and Ken Simpson; one grandchild; nieces, Courtnie Anders, Kelsie Anders; nephew, Devin Anders