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Tuesday, April 08, 2014 8:13 PM

Oct. 23, 1923-April 7, 2014

VENEDOCIA — Dwight Benjamin Rhoades, 90, of Venedocia died at 9:30 p.m. Monday at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.

He was born Oct. 23, 1923, in York Township, Van Wert County, to Alonzo Rhoades and Ada Mary Jones, who preceded him in death.

On Nov. 22, 1945, he married Marjorie J. (Knittle), who survives.

He is survived by his son, Steve M. (Sammie) Rhoades of Findlay; his daughters, Mary (Charles) Brenner of Zanesville and Carol (Marty) Sullins of Nashville, Tenn.; his brothers, John M. (Phyllis) Rhoades of Waynesboro, Va.; seven grandchildren, Chad (Kristin), Kerrie (Jeff), Stephanie, Kevin, Kyle (Alyson), Katie (Zach) and Adam (Kate); and nine great-grandchildren, Gavin, Jackson, Parker, Lily, Reese, Kieran, Madeline, Otto and Elin.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Paul W. Rhoades; and his sister, Thelma Rhoades.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Salem United Presbyterian Church, Venedocia, the Rev. Tom Emery officiating. Burial will be at Venedocia Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. Friday at Cowan and Son Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral service Saturday at the church.

Preferred memorials are to CHP Hospice or Salem United Presbyterian Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded at


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