Ivan “Dusty” Rhodes

May 21, 2010

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Visitation:
35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 5/26/2010 14:00:00

Visitation 2:
5/22/2010 11:00:00

Service:
35 Railroad Street Plymouth OH 44865 5/27/2010 11:00:00

Ivan “Dusty” Rhodes, age 89, resident of Plymouth, Ohio passed away on Friday, May 21, 2010 in Crestwood Care Center in Shelby, Ohio. He was born on December 10, 1920 in Shelby, Ohio to the late David and Bessie (Faust) Rhodes and had been a resident of Plymouth all of his life. Mr. Rhodes retired from the former Plymouth Locomotive after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Mt. Hope Lutheran Church in Shiloh, was a former Shiloh Volunteer Fireman, a member of the Silver King Club and a past Cass Township Trustee.
He is survived by two sons, Ivan Rhodes Jr. of Battle Creek, MI; and Jamie (Brenda) Rhodes of Sterling, OH; three daughters, Penny Rhodes of Shelby; Betsy Rhodes of Shiloh; and Polly (Tim) Mack of Jamestown, NY; seven grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and one sister, Izora Gallaway of Shelby, Ohio.
He is preceded in death by his wife Doris (Leapley) Rhodes who passed away on August 10, 2002 and whom he wed on May 25, 1947; his parents; one sister, Marie Olson and one daughter-in-law Cathy (Brown) Rhodes.
Friends may call on the Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth, Ohio on Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM with Rev. John Wanamaker officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth, Ohio. Memorial contributions can be made to the Shiloh-Cass-Bloominggrove Fire Department or to the family. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com

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carl and grace rader - Jun 8, 2010

sorry to here about your dad we didnt know feel real bad your dad was real close to the willet family now he with your mom and with are family they can all vist take care
the rader family

Bill & Susan Bell - May 26, 2010

Our condolences to the family. We are from Ontario Canada and are members of the Silver King
club. We are sorry for your loss, and our
thoughts are with you.
Bill and Susan Bell

donnersbach family - May 25, 2010

we are sorry for your loss our prayers are with all of you.

Adriana Jane Fransens-Beeching - May 24, 2010

I am a cousin of Doris, I want to express to the family my sincere condolences and please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Ed Mellott - May 23, 2010

My condolences to the family. I always enjoyed Ivan’s company, what a wonderful long life!

Bobette Dudley - May 23, 2010

Penny, sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Please extend my condolences to the rest of your family.

Karen Barnett, LPN - May 22, 2010

Penny, all the family and friends:
I was so saddened to return to work today and hear that this wonderful person we all knew as Ivan was no longer with us. He was so sweet and such a clever person. I enjoyed his talents with his art work. I am so sorry and I know there is a huge void in the family today. Be assured that he is in your future and now abides in God’s care. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to be one of his nurses at Crestwood Care Center. Praying for all of you at such a difficult time. May your wonderful memories and God’s comforting love sustain you now and in the days ahead.