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Walter Neill Rutherford, Jr.

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Walter was born on October 19, 1926 and passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

Walter was a resident of Berryville, Virginia at the time of passing.

He graduated from Berryville High School in 1944 where he played football, basketball, and baseball.

Rutherford was sworn into the Navy on September 6, 1944 in Washington, DC and transferred to Bainbridge Naval Training Center in Maryland for basic training.

Burial with military honors provided by the Clarke County Honor Guard will be private.

He won the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014 for his longstanding contributions to the post and in support of the nation's veterans.