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Obituary for Edward D. Rhodes

Edward D.  Rhodes
Edward Devere Rhodes age 82 was born May 26, 1936 in Brookville, PA and died August 17, 2018 at Penn Highlands Dubois Hospital of complications related to chronic disease. He was the son of Daniel D. Rhodes and B. Carolyn (Johnston) Rhodes. He was married to Thyra Kathryn McAninch on April 5 1957. He attended Meade Chapel Church since childhood and at the time of his death held the longest active membership. He graduated from Brookville High School, in 1953, as one of the youngest members of his class and attended Penn State to earn a certification in Forestry. He continued to develop his interest in preserving local wooded and game land, becoming a large land owner in Jefferson and surrounding counties. He also worked for construction to help build Interstate 80 across Pennsylvania and has maintained his membership in the International Union of Operating Engineers Local Union 66 for over 50 years. In the early 1970’s, Mr. Rhodes became self-employed as owner of Punxsutawney Auto Wrecking; eventually expanding to New Bethlehem, in 1983, adding Rhodes Auto Salvage Co. and Rhodes Auto Crushers. He is preceded in death by his parents; his son, Rodney Von Rhodes and the following siblings: Twins Aldine McKendree and Geraldine Frazer, T. Jean Rhodes and Danny Rhodes. In addition to his wife of 61 years, Mr. Rhodes is survived by two daughters, Shirley Jean Rhodes of Clearwater, Florida and Cathy Rhodes Keefer and her husband Michael of Clarion, PA; Grandchildren: Bradley W. Seidle (Katie), Rodney S. Rhodes (Angela) and Jaclyn M. Rhodes Wolfe (Matt); Great grandchildren: Elizabeth Rhodes, Abigail Rhodes and Jace Wolfe; and a sister Carol Wrighter in addition to several nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements are being provided by McKinney - d’Argy Funeral Home, ltd, 345 Main Street, Brookville, PA. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 between 2:00-4:00 PM / 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home and Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00–11:00 AM at Meade Chapel Church, 10195 Knoxdale Road, Brookville, PA. The funeral and interment services will be held immediately following, beginning at 11:00am. Memorials may be made to the Meade Chapel Church or Meade Chapel Cemetery Association. Online condolences and other information may be found at
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