Harvey Wayne Rhodes Sr., 71, of Falling Waters, W.Va., went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 6, 2013, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.
Born Aug. 26, 1941, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of the late Harley Ray Rhodes and Nellie Blanche (Baldwin) Rhodes.
Harvey was a 1961 graduate of Fort Hill High School in Cumberland.
He worked as a forklift operator for General Motors Corp. in Martinsburg, W.Va., for 36 years, retiring in 1999.
Harvey was a member of Marlowe Assembly of God Church in Falling Waters.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Linda Frances Rhodes; three sons, Harvey Wayne Rhodes Jr. and his wife, Abbie, of Hagerstown, Gregory Allen Rhodes and his wife, Melinda, of Falling Waters, and William Ray Rhodes and his wife, Sherry, of Greencastle, Pa.; six grandchildren, Alyssa, Krista, Megan, T.J., Morgan and Makenzie; one sister, Mary Ann Antos of Baltimore, Md.; a special brother-in-law, Darrell Lee Schumaker and his wife, Louise, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
A funeral services will be Friday, May 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Marlowe Assembly of God Church, 9045 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, with Pastor James Lloyd officiating. Interment will follow in Rosedale Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday, May 9, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Rosedale Funeral Home, Martinsburg.
A special thanks to Hospice and the nurses and aides at the south end at Heartland Nursing Home for his excellent care.
Condolences may be sent to www.rosedalefuneral.com.
Harvey W. Rhodes Sr., 71
AUG. 26, 1941-MAY 6, 2013
Rhodes (May 7, 2013)