Kenneth A. Rhoads

Service Scheduled for: Monday, Dec. 28 11:00 AM
Died: Dec. 15, 2020
Kenneth A. Rhoads, 83, of Pottstown, husband of Patricia A. (O'Neill) Rhoads, passed away on Tuesday at his residence.

Born in Pottstown, PA, he was a son of the late Lloyd C. Rhoads and the late Mazie (Oelschlager) Rhoads.

Kenneth was a supervisor for the former Firestone Tire & Rubber Company for fifteen years before retiring. He then worked in maintenance at Waste Management for 10 years, retiring in 2002.

He proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Specialist E-4, spending thirteen months in Korea.

Kenneth was a member of Zion's United Church of Christ, Pottstown.

He was a member of the Pottstown Elk's Club, the Pike Township Sportsmen's Association, and the Holy Trinity Club, Pottstown. He enjoyed spending time at his cabin in Dushore, and was a a lifetime member of the Dushore American Legion Post #996, Sullivan County.

Surviving besides his wife are three sons, Kenneth A. Rhoads, Jr. and his wife Susan, West Reading, Michael L. Rhoads and his wife Patricia Carroll, Douglassville, Brett L. Rhoads and his wife Laura, Gilbertsville; two brothers, Richard O. Rhoads, Maine, Keith A. Rhoads, Royersford; a sister, Shirley A. Freese, Pottstown; four grandchildren, three step grandchildren and two step great grandchiildren.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Monday December 28, 2020 at Pottstown Cemetery - West, 371 N. Hanover St., Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend Austin Chinault.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Zion's United Church of Christ, 209 Chestnut St., Pottstown, PA 19464.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at Pottstown Cemetery - West

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Mercury