Mr. Cordis Rudd, of Newnan, passed away on April 28, 2019 with his loving family by his side. He was born in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Hiram Greenville Rudd and Millie Rowe Rudd on January 2, 1928. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and great grandfather. He was a member of Newnan First United Methodist Church and retired from Sears following 35 years of service.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Rudd is preceded in death by his son, Kevin Rudd; his brothers, James Rollie Rudd, Oliver Rudd, and Custer Rudd; his sister, Lou Anna Englert; his son in law, George Foster.
Mr. Rudd is survived by his wife of 69 years, Evelyn Hare Rudd; his sons, Barry Rudd (Bonnie) and Brian Rudd (Martie); his daughter, Karen Foster; his daughter in law, Silvia Rudd; his sister, Sara Nickell; his grandchildren, Carrie Foster, Cordis Foster, Bindi Avrett, Brantley Rudd, Bryson Rudd, Braylon Rudd, Jesse Becker and Holland Brooks; his 14 great grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Dr. Gary Parrish and Pastor Charles Robinson will officiate the service. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11:30 until service time on Sunday. In Lieu of flowers, donations are requested in honor of Isaac Rudd to the Children’s Heart Foundation, PO Box 244, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 or donations in honor of Brian Rudd to the Georgia Transplant Foundation, 2201 Macy Dr, Roswell, GA 30076. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, 770-253-4723