He was born Thursday, July 13, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan.
Mr. Rudd is survived by his son, Randy Rudd of Benton; daughter, Brenda Walker of Benton; one step son, Bobby Thompson of Gilbertsville; three step daughters, Bonita Rudd of Hopkinsville, Barbara Cunningham of Benton and Brenda Kimbro of Murray; sister, Kathern Rose of Benton and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Etta Sue (Yataes) Rudd, one brother, J.D Rudd and two infant brothers. His parents were the late Cecil S. and Sina Peck Rudd.
Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday August 18 at Waller Cemetery. Aubert Rose officiated, Interment followed in Waller Cemetery.
Arrangements were handled by Collier Funeral Home.