Rudolph Barnes Outland, Jr.
February 10, 1947 – March 7, 2021
Rudolph “Rudy” Barnes Outland, Jr., age 74, passed away at Wilson Medical Center, on Sunday, March 7th, 2021.
Rudy was born February 10th, 1947 in Kenly, North Carolina to the late Rudolph Barnes Outland, Sr. and Rachel Outland. Rudy resided in Wilson, where he was an avid golfer and backyard basketball player. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He cherished his lunch dates with his wife, time at the beach with her, and walks around the block with their dog, Holly.
Rudy was a devoted husband, a beloved father, and the greatest Papa of all. He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends, whom he touched with his kind heart. The family would like to thank Rudy’s dear friend, Dr. Hal Woodall for his compassionate and supportive care.
Rudy is survived by his loving wife of forty-seven years, Rita Deans Outland; his brother, Joe Outland; his daughter, Karen Outland Lennon (Victor); his son Brian Louis Outland (Sherry), and his grandchildren, Jackson Henry Lennon, Sarah Elizabeth Outland, Ty Louis Outland, and Trey Boyette Outland.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 – 8 p.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. In respect for others, please wear a mask and observe social distancing during this time.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in “Rudy’s” memory to Mulligans Fore Kids, PO Box 3413, Wilson, North Carolina 27895.
Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.
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