Jeffrey Rudd

Obituary of Jeffrey Earl Rudd

Jeffrey Earl Rudd, age 59, of Clewiston, passed away May 25, 2021 in Clewiston.


Jeff was born October 24, 1961 in Clewiston Florida, to the late Henry Thomas & the late Emily Maddox Rudd he graduated from Clewiston High School in 1979. Jeff proudly served his country during the Gulf War in the United States Army for eight years. Jeff worked as a carpenter for many years building many local homes. Jeff also worked as a mechanic/welder for private contractors and US Sugar. He had a love for the ocean, loving to spend time there with his sweet Melissa and family. He loved lobstering with family and friends.  He loved cutting swamp cabbage with his nephew Wesley and many other friends. Jeff was loved by everyone and he never met a stranger. He had an unconditional love for his brothers, sisters, all family members. He always made sure to give you a big ol hug and remind you that he loved you. He never ended a conversation with his sisters without saying “I love you sister with all my heart”. He loved his grand babies and had a nickname for them all. Jeff’s favorite quote was “LIFE IS GOOD”. He will be truly be missed by each and everyone of us.


Jeff leaves behind his wife; Melissa K. Rudd, son; Jeffrey Earl Rudd, Jr, daughters; Jessica Rourks, Brittani Beraza, Alli Rourks, two  brothers: Dougie Rudd(Peggy) of Clewiston, FL, Steve Rudd(Teresa) of Clewiston, FL, three sisters: Gwen Hare(Bobby) of Clewiston, FL, Gail Murphy(Mitch) of Clewiston, FL and Debbie Keen(Cecil) of Camilla GA, The Late Diane Fletcher (Ronald) of Clewiston, FL,  grandchildren; Kaitlyn Rudd, Abby Jo Rudd, Jada “Baby Girl” Jenkins, Alexia “Lexipo” Beraza, Jesus “Pa” Beraza, Sissy Beraza, Gabe Trevino, Izaac Valdez and Aliana Valdez, many nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews and many close family friends.


Celebration of Jeff’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021 at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in Clewiston where visitation will be held on Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. Burial will be in Ortona Cemetery next to his mother, Emily.



Celebration arrangements  are by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - Clewiston.


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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
438 E. Sugarland Hwy.
Clewiston, Florida, United States

Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Akin-Davis Funeral Home
438 E. Sugarland Hwy.
Clewiston, Florida, United States
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