April 19, 1941-Oct. 27, 2012|
Robert G. Rhode, age 71,
of Shepherd, passed away Saturday, October 27, 2012 at this home with his family by his side.
Funeral Services will be Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11 a.m. from the Berry Funeral Home with Pastor Randall Roose officiate. Interment will be in Salt River Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 30, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Berry Funeral Home.
Bob was born April 9, 1941 in Shepherd to Donald and Margaret (Davis) Rhode. He started to drive a truck at the age of 12 for his father who lost his eye site. Bob ran his own company, Rhode Excavating. Bob loved music, he played guitar and sang in various bands. He loved to have family get together's with good food and music.
Survived by his special friend, Sharla Peffer; 3 children, Candy (Kent) Stalter of Mt. Pleasant, Robert (Peggy) Rhode, Jr. of Mt. Pleasant, Karen McClellan of Barryton; 6 grandchildren, Josh Bullard, Jesy Tupper, Jake Bullard, Tyler Martinez, Paden Stalter, Cathy Latosky and 11 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Irene Chapman, Margie (Ivan) Foster, and Donna Jean Welch, all of Mt. Pleasant; and his 2 dogs, Buddy and Daisy.
Preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Missy Rhode.
Memorials may be given to the Morey Cancer Center. The family would like to thank the girls at the Morey Cancer Center for all the great care they gave their Dad.
Published in The Morning Sun on Oct. 30, 2012