Freddie Rudd, 78, of Havana, FL passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at Big Bend Hospice House.
The funeral service was held at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, August 17, 2015 at Faith Funeral Home Chapel with Rev, Wendell Rudd officiating the service. His family received friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service, beginning at 2:00 p.m. Faith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. (850-539-4300 or www.faithfuneralhome.com)
Mr. Rudd was born on December 30, 1936 in Quincy, FL, the son of the late Oscar J. Rudd and the late Nellie Tharpe Rudd. Mr. Rudd was a lifetime resident of Gadsden County. He loved to fish, especially on the river. He also enjoyed Lake Talquin and Lake Jackson fishing too.
He is survived by his wife, Laverne Walsh Rudd of Havana; his two daughters, Linda R. Lewis (husband Robert) of Tallahassee and Sherry A. Steele (husband Hirdes) of Havana; his sister, Frances Troupe of Quincy; three granddaughters, Janice Marissa and Christina; and three great-grandchildren, Deion, Kaiden and KiLynn.
Mr. Rudd was preceded in death by his four brothers, Virgel, Leonard, E.J. and Raymond Rudd, and two sisters, Eva May Bass and Inez Lambert.