GOLDSBORO - Keith Donald Rhodes, 81, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Vidant Medical Center. Mr. Rhodes retired from the U.S. Air Force with 21 years of service and was a member of the Wayne County V.F.W
. He loved his family and was always helping and giving to others. He enjoyed fishing and Carolina basketball.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service. A private interment will follow at the Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.
The surviving family includes his wife, Virginia Barrow Rhodes of the home; sons, Keith Daniel Rhodes and wife, Christy, of Cary and Eddie Rhodes and wife, Mary Alice, of Winterville; sister, Elda Beth Davidson and husband, Buddy, of Clarksville, Va.; brothers, Fredrick Rhodes and wife, Jean, of Grifton, Stuart Wayne Rhodes and wife, Anne-Marie Wray, of Virginia Beach, Va., Danny Lee Rhodes and wife, Marsha of Chester, Va.; grandchildren, Brooks Rhodes, Laura Rhodes, Megan Rhodes and Erin Rhodes.
The family will receive friends 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home and other times at the Rhodes residence. Online condolences may be expressed at www.taylor-tyson.com