Max was born at Volney, Virginia to the late Neal and Nell Rutherford and also preceded in death by a sister, Linda Rutherford and brother, Jack Rutherford. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. Max was a Supervisor for Virginia House Furniture in Marion, VA, where he retired.
Surviving, his wife, Lila Rutherford of the home; two sons, Stanley and Teresa Rutherford of Marion, VA, and John Glenn Anderson of Golden, Colorado; One grandson, Bradley Dakota Rutherford of Marion; one brother,Ward Rutherford of Chilhowie, VA; one sister, Shirley Lloyd of Lewisville, NC; Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, July 22, 2012 at the Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until time for the funeral service.
Interment in Baptist Union Cemetery, Flatridge, VA, with Military rites by Grayson County VFW Post 7726.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions can be made to The Americal Diabetes Association, 4335 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060