Thad Benedict Rudd Jr.

Thad Benedict Rudd Jr., 51, died suddenly on Sunday while traveling in the Philippines with his wife of 29 years, Terisita Mendoza Rudd. He was a man of great faith, dedicated to his family and a loyal Delta employee. He will be sorely missed.

Survivors include his wife Terisita; daughter, Stephanie Mendoza Rudd; sons, CPL Thad Benedict Rudd III (USA) and SPC Alex McBride Rudd (USA); his daughter-in-law Cherie Rudd; his father, Fr. Thad Benedict Rudd; sisters, Kendyl Brock Hunter and Allister Rudd Green; and his two grandchildren, Cadence and AJ.

Memorial Mass is scheduled for 3 p.m.. Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, with a reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 1243 Hulsey Rd., Cleveland, GA 30528.

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Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland is in charge of arrangements.

White County News - Cleveland, Georgia
February 15, 2018

White County News

Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048