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James Edward Rhodes

February 8, 1938 September 4, 2018
James Edward Rhodes
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Obituary for James Edward Rhodes

James Edward “Ed” Rhodes, age 80 years, a resident of Glady, WV, departed this life early Tuesday morning, September 4, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He had been in declining health.
He was born Tuesday, February 8, 1938 in Glady, WV, a son of the late Jim Isaac and Bethel Mae Vance Rhodes. During 1963 at Strawbridge Baptist Church in Oakland, MD, he was married to the former Evelyn Louise Larkin, who survives in Glady. They had celebrated fifty five wonderful years of marriage.
Also surviving are one son, David Allen Rhodes and wife Nancy of Harrisonburg, VA; two daughters, Ann Silvester and husband Andy of Elkins and Debra White of French Creek, WV; two brothers, Jerry Rhodes and wife Sandy and Bill Rhodes and wife Linda, all of Glady; three sisters, Shirley Thompson of Beverly, Charlotte Pennington and husband George of Harman and Barb Lawrence and husband Jamie of Dry Fork; and two granddaughters, Cheyanne Rhodes and Diane White.
Preceding him in death are one infant brother, Ire Rhodes, one sister, Bonnie Bodkins and two brothers-in-law, Tom Thompson and Lapel Bodkins.
He attended the one room Glady School and was an employee of the City of Elkins, retiring after twenty five years of service. He was a member the Church of the Brethren in Glady. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, taking care of animals and loved the mountains. He loved to spend time with his family and friends and he was best known as “The Mayor of Glady”. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He was a loving husband, father, PaPa, brother and friend.
The family’s request for cremation was honored. The family will receive friends at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins on Thursday from 4 to 8 PM. Final rites will be conducted at the funeral home of Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11 AM. Pastor Dale Ray and Pastor Roger Elza will officiate. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Randolph County Humane Society, 195 Weese Street, Elkins, WV. 26241.


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120 First Street
P.O. Box 1027
Elkins, WV 26241

Lohr & Barb Funeral Home - Elkins
120 First Street Elkins 26241 WV
United States
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