Okey "Dusty" Rhodes(1927 - 2014)

Okey "Dusty"
Age 86, of Huber Heights, Ohio, formerly of Macedonia, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Dusty was born June 12, 1927, in Statts Mill, W.Va., son of the late Okey and Lona (Hite) Rhodes. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during World War II. Dusty was a radio and television engineer, retiring from WEWS TV Cleveland. He was a volunteer for the Dayton Ronald McDonald House.
Dusty is survived by his wife, Helen (Larson); two children, Rita Cyr of Dayton, Ohio, and Dorthy (Karl) Rhodes-Kupka of Oakwood, Ohio; four grandchildren: Alex Cyr, Ryan Marie Cyr, Ashton Kupka and Aria Kupka; many other loving family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ermal Rhodes.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at St. Peter Catholic Church, 6161 Chambersburg Rd., Huber Heights, OH 45424. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dayton Ronald McDonald House, in Dusty's memory. Online memories and condolences may be left for the family at:
Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home & Crematory

Funeral Home

Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home
5555 Philadelphia Drive Dayton, OH 45415
(937) 274-1151

Published in The Repository on Mar. 10, 2014