RUTLEDGE, TALMADGE "Tal", Clearwater transitioned on April 16, 2020. A native of Clearwater and graduate of the former Pinellas High School and second year student at the the Florida A & M College now University, Tallahassee. Tal was a U S Army Veteran. Mr. Rutledge owner/operator of the Palm Dry Cleaners, Rut's Turf(Laundry Matt and Ice Cream Parlor). He was a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Tal was past President of the Clearwater Branch of NAACP where he led many Civil Rights issues. Memories will be cherish two sons Reginald O. Rutledge(Freida), Robert V. Jones(Mica); three daughters, Frances R. Fosstvedt(Daniel), Patricia B. Roberts(Wilbur), Ashley P. Landers(John); 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Entrusted to Smith-Young FH & CS.
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