Calvin Dale Rutherford, 84, of May, passed away at his residence on May 12, 2017 with his loving family by his side.

Calvin was born Dec. 29, 1932 in Tulia, to Andrew and Myrtle Rutherford. He met his devoted wife of 62 years Glenda Fae Reynolds and married on Dec. 17, 1955. Calvin was a retired truck driver of 50 years after leaving the United States Air Force in 1953. He enjoyed his time woodworking and was a devoted man that served Jesus, he loved the Lord and was always singing Hymns. He was a Baptist Deacon for 40 years and was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Brown County.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Micky Rutherford and wife Cookie; one daughter, Cheryl Browne and husband Randy; one sister, Mary Anita Boyd; six grandchildren; and nine-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Kenneth and Delmus Rutherford.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday May 18, 2017 at Pleasant Grove Church in Holder, with internment to follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Brown County. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Heartland Funeral Home in Early.