site image


Lyndell R. Rhoades

April 3, 2015
Obituary Image

   Lyndell R Rhoades, of Carol Stream, formerly of Quincy, IL, passed away April 3, 2015.  His wife of 67 years, the former Charlotte E Martin, survives him.  He is also survived by his children, Dwight (Sherri) Rhoades, Marsha Grimstad (Dave Pavach) and Cindy (the late Dan) Keck.  He also leaves five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
   Mr. Rhoades retired after 30 years service as a teacher and administrator in public schools. He was an avid fisherman in earlier years, and enjoyed golf in his later years.

   Mr. Rhoades was a veteran of the Second World War, during which he was assigned as a radioman to various Naval Aviation patrol squadrons.  He was a member of the American Legion, and often played Taps for veterans' funeral services in Adams and Pike counties.  He was a member of the Payson Masonic Lodge, Ansar Shrine, the Quincy High Twelve club, and former member of Kiwainis.  In retirement, Charlotte and Lyndell traveled throughout the United States to work on construction projects for Habitat for Humanity

   Masonic Services will be held on Saturday afternoon (May 2, 2015) at 1:00 in the Beverly United Methodist Church by the Payson Masonic Lodge No. 379

  Memorial services will be held on Saturday afternoon (May 2, 2015) at 1:15 pm at the Beverly United Methodist church, Beverly, IL. by Pastor Lois Sorrill.  Entombment will follow at the Kingston Cemetery, Kingston, IL.

   The family will meet with friends on Saturday from 12:30 until the time of services at the church.  

   The Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

   Memorials directed to Shriners Children's Hospital, 2001 S. Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, MO  63131 will be appreciated.

© 2018 Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS