Funeral services for Joseph Micheal Rutter, 5, Lawrence, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Burial will follow at Deay Cemetery in Eudora.
Joseph was born December 19, 2006, in Washington, Missouri to Rebecca L. Wynne Rutter.
He attended Pre-Kindergarden at Kennedy Elementary. He was on the Lawrence Wrestling team. He loved to ride his bike, climb trees, and give hugs.
He is survived by his parents, Rebecca L. and Chad A. Rutter of Lawrence; a brother, Edward Aaron Rutter; a sister, Kaidence Marie Rutter; grandparents, James & Terri Wynne, Robert & Marcy Mohr; and great-grandparents, Bill and Sandy Deay.
The family will receive friends one hour before service time. Friends may call Friday from 9 a.m.- 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Joseph Micheal Rutter Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home or Douglas County Bank.