Rutter, Leonard Edwin

Leonard Edwin Rutter passed away at age 92 on January 10, 2021 after a lengthy illness. The son of William and Flora Rutter, Leonard was born December 20, 1928 on Hog Swamp Road Newark, Delaware. Leonard joined the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in 1949, being very active in the fellowship and holding various positions of leadership. He was also a member of the Masons. Having a natural ability with mechanics and tools, he rose through the ranks of Phoenix Steel and retired as a General Foreman after thirty years of service. An army veteran, he had some interesting stories of his experiences while serving. Being a witness to an atomic bomb test always kept his listeners enthralled. On Valentine’s Day 2003 Leonard married Edith M Savin, widow of his longtime friend David C Savin. Edith and Leonard did some extensive traveling during their marriage. Leonard is survived by his wife Edith, step-son Rick Savin and his wife Sherry, sister Marie Dale and an extensive family. Services and burial were private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests those so inclined to give a helping hand to those in need To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com.

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