George Y. Rhoads

George Y. Rhoads, 67, of Gilbertsville, formerly of Pine Forge, husband of Joyce D. (Salisbury) Rhoads, passed away on Wednesday March 6, 2013 at his home with his family at his side.
Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Frederick H. Rhoads and Freida (Schott) Hagenbuch.
George was a Vietnam Navy veteran and served in the Army National Guard. He was a lifetime member of the Pine Forge Sportsman Club, enjoyed camping and riding his motorcycles and loved to garden and woodworking. He owned Rhoads Construction Company for more than 20 years starting in the mid 1980's.
Surviving with wife of 40 years is daughter Holly C. Feather, wife of Michael, of Bechtelsville; son Steven F. Rhoads, husband of Andrea, of Gilbertsville; grandchildren Krista, Corrbin, Austin and Sierra; 1 brother and 3 sisters. He is predeceased by close family friends Gordon and Angie Kratzer.
A memorial service will be Saturday, 2:00PM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 1020 E. Phila. Ave., Gilbertsville. Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00PM to 1:45PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flower, donations may be made in George's name to the Penn State Dance MaraTHON, 210 Hub, University Park, PA 16801.
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Published in The Mercury on Mar. 10, 2013