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Gordon Neil Rhoads, age 67 of Batesville, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Margaret Mary Health in Batesville. The son of Floyd & Audrey (McElwee) Rhoads was born on August 30, 1949 in Sinking Spring, Ohio.
The 1967 Batesville High School graduate served in the US Navy in Vietnam. He was a member of the Batesville United Methodist Church. Gordon married Carol Wooley in Versailles, IN on December 20, 1988.
Gordon was known as a bit of a prankster. He liked watching his sons, Josh play golf and Casey play in his bands. Gordon loved to golf, going to the casino, riding around in his Mazda Miata convertible and doing just about anything with his kids and grandkids.
He will be dearly missed by his wife Carol, two sons Casey Rhoads (Jamie) of Batesville and Joshua Rhoads of Batesville; and two granddaughters, Siera and Katie Rhoads.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Greg Rhoads and son Nicholas.
Visitation is Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 4-7 pm at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville, IN. Funeral Services will be Friday, August 18th 11 am at Batesville United Methodist Church with Rev. Chris Renick officiating. Burial will follow in the Batesville UMC Cemetery with military grave side rites.
Memorials may be given to the Edelweiss House, benefiting children in Greensburg, IN c/o the funeral home. Online condolences www.meyersfuneralhomes.com
Published on August 17, 2017
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