Rufus E. Edrington
WHS Alumni Class of 1948
May 17, 2006
OAKLAND CITY — Mr. Rufus E. Edrington, 76, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2006, at the Specialty Select Hospital in Evansville.
He was born near Winslow, Ind., to Iva Edrington and Cordia (Brewster) Edrington on May 18, 1929. He was a Korean War Army veteran. He retired from Hansen Manufacturing in Princeton, Ind., as a General Foreman. He was a member of the McCullough Grove General Baptist Church and the Oakland City American Legion Post 256.
He is survived by his wife, Doris (Bruce) Edrington; two sons; Mark Edrington of Huntingburg, Ind., and Rusty Edrington of Oakland City; brother, Charles Edrington of Oakland City; six grandchildren, Ryan, Russell, Brittany, Jeremy, Derek, and Amber; five great-grandchildren, Allison, Mathew, Elizabeth, Tyler and Cody. Also surviving are special extended family; Aaron Reynolds, Tyler Richeson, and Christy Lewis.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Jason Edrington, in 1998 and his parents.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City with burial in the Montgomery Cemetery. American Legion Post 256 will provide military honors. Friends may call from 4 until 8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. until service time Saturday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home.
Condolences may be made online at www.corncolvinfuneralhome.com.