FALLING WATERS, W.Va. — 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, he was the son of the late Harley Ray Rhodes and Nellie Blanche (Baldwin) Rhodes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Harvey was a graduate of Fort Hill High School in Cumberland, class of 1961. 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, W.Va.
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; a special brother-in-law, Darrell Lee Schumaker and his wife Louise, of Oak Ridge, Tenn. and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends at Rosedale Funeral Home on Thursday, May 9, 2013, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, May 10, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Marlowe Assembly of God Church, 9045 Williamsport Pike, Falling Waters, WV 25419 with Pastor James Lloyd officiating.
Interment to follow in Rosedale Cemetery.
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.