Paul J. RhodesNovember 5, 1957 ~ May 7, 2017 (age 59)
Paul J. Rhodes, 59, of 01722 US Rt. 33 A, St. Marys, Ohio, died 9:11 P.M. Sunday, May 7, 2017, at his father’s home in St. Marys.
He was born November 5, 1957, in Lima, Ohio, the son of Matt and Alma (Webb) Rhodes.
He is survived by his father, Matt Rhodes of St. Marys; by his daughters: Jeanee (Nick) Stammen of St. Marys; Amanda (Matthew) Meckstroth of Wapakoneta; Lyndsy (Bob) Agiro of Kalamazoo, Michigan.
He is also survived by his grandchildren: Tyler, Natalie, Abagail, Eathan, Jordan and Connor. He is survived by his siblings: Ed (Sandra) Rhodes of St. Marys; Brenda (Adrian) Slone of Celina; Donny Rhodes of Wapakoneta; Gary (Molly) Rhodes of Proctorville, Ohio; Sonya (Anthony) Slone of St. Marys.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alma Rhodes; by his first granddaughter, Maddeliene; by a nephew, Garrett Rhodes.
He was a 1976 graduate of Wapakoneta High School. His trade was carpentry, but he had worked for many years at Heat Treat Technologies in Lima. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed talking about teams’ records and individual player’s statistics.
Paul loved and served the Lord, and his work lives on in the hearts of both his physical and spiritual families, as well as those who knew him closely! His last days were spent ministering to his family, as they took care of his needs for comfort and love. Spending time with and being close to his family was the most important thing to Paul. He loved singing and churching, and was an active member of the Flagship Missionary Baptist Church in St. Marys.
Friends may call from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Thursday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 West High Street, St. Marys, where memorial gifts may be given to Paul’s family. Condolences may be sent to his family via Millerfuneralhomes.net
Funeral rites will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, May 12, 2017, at Flagship Missionary Baptist Church, US Rt 33-A, St. Marys, Pastor Alva Daniel, officiant. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens.