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Melvin "Andy" E. Rutter

June 5, 1939 ~ September 23, 2020 (age 81)


Melvin E. “Andy” Rutter, 81 of New Lexington, Ohio died at 2:30 AM on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at his home.

Born June 5, 1939 in Saltlick Township, Ohio to the late Melvin Arland & Agnes Starner Rutter.

He was a member of the Ohio Army National Guard from 1961 to 1964 and retired from ITT Higbie Company after 35 years.

Survived his wife of 53 years, Clara M. Dragoo Rutter; children, Mary McBrayer, Ruby (Gary) Leckrone, Eugene (Angie) Rutter, Margaret “Gidget” (Terry) Rutter , Melvin (Rosa) Rutter, Regina (Ron) Pittman and Anthony (Jessie) Rutter; brother, John Rutter; 5 brothers and 2 sisters; 24 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, preceded in death by sons, Ricky & Ronnie Rutter.

No calling hours or funeral service will be held.

Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, Ohio is in charge of arrangements.

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