Obituary of Nelson D. Rutt
Rutt, Nelson D.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Husband, Dad, Papa, Uncle and Great-Uncle, Nelson D. Rutt. Born January 26, 1940 in Halifax, NS. Died December 21, 2018 in Leamington, ON. Devoted Husband of June for 57 years. Loving Dad to Nelson and Cathie (Gary). Proud Papa of Jessica, Caitlyn, and Evan. Special friend of Sammie. Dear brother of Fred Rutt and brother-in-law of Ellen Flemming. Nelson spent many years as a Glazier. He was a volunteer Fireman for the Wheatley-Mersea-Romney Fire Department for 14 years. Starting out his Legion career from a fraternal affiliate, he became a life member of Br. 324, Wheatley. Along the way he became President of Br. 324, then zone A-2 Commander. Many will remember him as Manager of the Wheatley and Tilbury liquor stores. As per Nelson's wishes, there will be no visitation or service. Donations can be made to the Royal Canadian Legion poppy fund, as veterans were near and dear to his heart, or the charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell St, Leamington (519-326-2631). Family and friends may send condolences or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca