He was born in Terre Haute June 17, 1966, to Robert Rutledge Sr., and Alice Dunn Rutledge.
He was a machine operator at AET for 15 years.
He is survived by his father Robert Rutledge Sr. (and wife Cindy), his mother Alice Targett (and husband Richard), his brother Steven Rutledge Sr. -- with whom he had many years of fun competition -- sisters Anna Whitlow, Joy Frederick (and husband Kirk), Kate Targett, Ann Mitchell, and Bobbi Jo Rutledge, nieces and nephews Brandie Rutledge, Amber Whitlow, Cora Frederick, Kayla Rutledge, Dennis Whitlow, Collier Frederick, Porter Frederick, Steven Rutledge Jr., and Cameron Rutledge, as well as his girlfriend Sonia Potts.
He enjoyed NASCAR, the Colts, golf and bowling, and was a member of Voiture 21 40/8, and Eagles Lodge No. 291.
Funeral services will take place at DeBaun Springhill Chapel Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Aaron Wheaton officiating.
Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery, Brazil. Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, May 10, 2012, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in DeBaun Springhill Chapel.
Pallbearers are Cal Rutledge, Dick Rutledge, Richard Targett, Don Rutledge, Jerry Rutledge and Charlie Dunn.
Online condolences may be left at www.debaunfuneralhomes.com.