James “Jimmy” Edward Rudder, Jr., 66 of Tunnelton, WV passed away on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Stonerise in Kingwood. He was born on June 19, 1955 in Newport News, VA, son of the late James E Rudder Sr and Ruby “Abel” Rudder. Jimmy worked at Preston Sanitation in Tunnelton. He loved the mountains and scenery when taking walks. Jimmy is survived by his loving wife of thirty one years, Robin Louise “Funk” Rudder whom he married June 22, 1990; two brothers, William “Billy” Smith, Richard Holmes and Mary Lynn, all of Virginia; like a brother, Timmy Haskiell, best friend, Bobby Martin; his four legged companions; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Lester Holmes. A Celebration of Life Dinner will be held Thursday, July 22,2021 at 2:00PM at the Mount View United Methodist Church Pavilion at 204 #4 Rd Tunnelton. Bolyard Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the cremation and honored to serve the Rudder family. In lieu of flowers, donations cam be made to his care fund on his memorial page. Online condolences can be made at www.bolyardfuneralhomewv.com.
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