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“So sorry to hear of the passing of Joe.May you find peace in knowing he is with the Lord now. Anita McNeil and daughters ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Anita McNeil - Ft Shawnee, OH

“I'll miss you Joe and I'm so sorry May, Kim, Alyssa, Emily and families! Sending hugs and prayers! xoxo ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Kelly Layman - Lima, OH

“Dad you will be greatly missed, can't wait till we are together again....Until then keep the Coffee brewing so we can have a cup together I Love You!...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Weis - Lima, OH

“You will be sadly missed Uncle Joe, Love & thoughts to all the family ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Scott Wilson - Fife, Scotland

“Class of 1955 sends their condolences to the family. It's tough to loose old classmates. We had good times. Prayers & love to the family. Louise ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Louise (Michael) Myers - OH

“So sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Renee Conaway - Wapakoneta, OH

“Sincere condolences to you Mae, Kim and the rest of your family. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Allan, Sharon and Geraldine Sproul Roznowski - OH

“So sorry for your loss Kim - please know your family is in our thoughts & prayers ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Jose SanChez - Lima, OH

“"So sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers, love you all hugs and kisses".Deborah & Anthony Babuscio ( Nelsonville,...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Deborah Babuscio - Nelsonville, OH

“Joe you were very special to us and we will miss you so muchIn our hearts you will always stayLoved and remembered every day ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Pauline and Alan Campbell

“Uncle Joe I have fond memories of you taking me camping & fishing. Thank you! Bet you are in Heaven mowing lawns R.I.P. God Bless ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Jolene Wilson - Newborn, GA

“So sorry for your loss, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Renee Conaway - Wapakoneta, OH

“Joe, You will always be with us in our Hearts and Memories! Love Kathryn ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Kathryn Hedrick - Cridersville, OH


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Joseph A. 'Joe' Rhodes age 79, of Lima passed away 3:27 a.m., April 14, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center. He was born December 18, 1937 in Lima to the late Walter and Clarabelle Young Rhodes. He married Mary 'May' McLachlan Oct. 26, 1957 and she survives in Lima.

Joe graduated from Lima Senior High School and joined the Air Force. Following his military time, he went to work for Ford Motor Company for 40 years. He was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Lima Moose, Eagles and Elks. He enjoyed golfing and bowling. Being able to tour the states in bowling tournaments. He also loved to mow, helping his neighbors with this chore.

Additional survivors include 3 children: Debra Beair, Sonia (Charles) Stockton and Kim (Pat) Weis all of Lima, 6 grandchildren: Amber (Paul) Holbrook, Marie (Travis) McBride, Sonya McDaniel, Alyssa Weis and Joe Beair and Emily Weis; 6 great grandchildren: Makayla Holbrook, Michael Holbrook, Katelynn Irby, Taylor Holbrook, Aaliyah Rust and Angel McDaniel; 3 siblings: Charles Rhodes, Kathryn Hedrick both of Cridersville and Becky Jones of Wapakoneta.

The family will receive friends noon to 2:30 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church Wednesday April 19, 2017. A memorial service will follow at 2:30 and burial will be in St. Matthew Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to Allison Treatment Center