Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 30, 2012 12:57 pm EDT


MARENGO — Phillip M. “J.R.” Rhoads Jr., 37, of Marengo and Columbus, died March 28, 2012, at OSU Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 10, 1974, in Delaware to Phillip M. Rhoads Sr. and Gloria K. Rhoads.

Surviving are father, Phillip M. Rhoads Sr. of Fredericktown; mother, Gloria (James) Greer of Marengo; grandfather, Robert Platt of Indiana; sister, Belinda Rhoads of Columbus; brother, Pete A. (Laura) Rhoads of Findley; uncles, Russell Rhoads of Sunbury, Kenny Rhoads of Delaware; aunts, Patty Burns, Tina Beavers, Pam Scott, all of Marengo, Emily Steinmetz of Indiana.

Predeceased are grandparents, Cecil and Elizabeth Rhoads; grandmother, Violet Platt.

Visitation is Monday, 5 to 8 p.m., DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury, where services celebrating the life of Phillip will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. Pastor John Pearson and the Rev. Russell Rhoads officiating. Interment in Marengo Cemetery.

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