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Richard V. "Dick" Rhoades

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Rhoades, Richard V. "Dick"

Age 82 of Columbia Cross Roads, PA; passed away Sat. Nov. 23, 2013 in Elmira under the care of his loving family following declining health. Born on Oct. 18, 1931 in Venango County, PA; Dick was the son of the late, Edson & Maude Karns Rhoades. He served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Dick married June Lewis in 1955. He was employed for many years by Westinghouse. His interests included caring for his farm, hunting, fishing, and time spent with his cherished family who survive; loving wife and companion, June Lewis Rhoades, Columbia Cross Roads, PA; daughters, Deborah (Patrick Sullivan) Vincent, Towanda, PA; Mary Lou (George) Lewis, Elmira; several grandchildren, Jason (Brandy) Vincent, Krista (Steve) Gyurik, Richard (Julie) Lewis and Judy Lewis; great grandchildren, Ashley, Ryan, Jenna, Logan, Paige, Skylar, Richard Jr., and Nicholas; sisters-in-law, Merele Mullin and Marie Rhoades; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dick was predeceased by his siblings, Lawrence and Ellis Rhoades, and Dorothea Dick. Family and friends will be received at Caywood's Funeral Home & Gardens, 1126 Broadway, Southport/Elmira on Tues. Nov. 26, 2013 between the hours of 5-7 p.m. Funeral services will follow the visitation at 7:15 p.m. Burial will take place in Bentley Creek Cemetery, Bentley Creek, PA at the family's convenience where full military honors will be accorded Mr. Rhoades.



Published in Star-Gazette from Nov. 25 to Nov. 26, 2013
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