Jan 16, 1925 - Nov 23, 2012 EDMOND Donnell Rhody "Don," age 87, passed away Nov. 23, 2012, in Edmond, OK. He was born Jan. 16, 1925, in Knox, IN to Cecil and Benaldine Rhody. Don attended Indiana University and served our country in the military during WWII. He lived in Garland, TX before moving to Oklahoma in 2012. Don worked as an executive for several companies, retiring from InterContinental Manufacturing in 1985 as Vice President. He was a 32nd degree Mason and received his 55-year Mason award and Shriner of North America. Don married Jeanne (Bogan) Rhody on March 15, 1947. He is survived by Jeanne, his loving wife of 65 years; daughter and son-in-law, Lynne Alexander and husband John; eight grandchildren: Jeannie LeBlanc and husband Chris, Julie LeBlanc and husband Taber, Janna Koehn and husband Josh, Jill Hodges and husband Justin, Jacey Massey and husband Cort, all of Edmond, OK; Michael Rhody, Stephen Rhody and Shannon Rhody, all of Winter Springs, FL; 12 great-grandchildren, with one expected in Feb.; two brothers, Gerald and William Rhody; and three sisters, Ruth Eileen Tsetse, Sue Hewlett and Beverly Jane Stahl. Services to honor Don will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at the Baggerley Funeral Home Chapel, with Graveside services to follow on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Restland Cemetery in Dallas, TX.
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Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 26, 2012