Name: Rufus Putman Cherry
From: The Evansville Courier,
Date: Sunday, May 20, 1956
Rufus Putman Cherry, 85, a veteran harness horse driver and trainer, died at 5:15 p.m. Friday in Maxey Nursing Home.
A native of Warrick County, Cherry was active in harness racing until his retirement 10 years ago.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs Morris K. Welton; a brother, George F. Cherry; and a sister, Mrs. O. J. Schneider, all of Evansville; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Friends may calla at Kriekhaus Funeral Home, where arrangements are pending.