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Carl Atlee Rhodes, 70, of Lisbon, Ohio, died in his eternal home on Thursday November 10, 2022 at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, OH following a massive stroke on October 31.
Carl was born August 14, 1952 in Salem, OH to Mark and Ina (VanPelt) Rhodes. On October 5, 1974, he married Edna Horst of Kidron, OH. The newlywed couple settled in Columbiana County where they resided for the 48 years of their marriage. As a youth, he made a choice to follow Christ and was a member of Valley View Mennonite Church in Dalton, OH at the time of his death.
He is survived by his wife, Edna (Horst) Rhodes of Lisbon, OH; two sons, Vernon Rhodes (Lynette [Miller]) from Lisbon, Ohio; and Dallas Rhodes (Karen [Good]) of Dalton, Ohio; and seven daughters, Marlene Sweigart (Steven) of Morgantown, PA; Joann Fisher (Mervin) of Machias, NY; Twila Burkholder (Leland) of Bloomfield, New Mexico; Karen Rudolph (Eugene) of Dalton, OH; Glenda Zimmerman (Jeremy) of Ossineke, MI; Juanita Rhodes of Willard, Ohio; and Denise Rhodes (fiancé, Wesley Martin) of Augusta, WI. He will also be remembered and missed by his 31 grandchildren. Surviving are three brothers, Webster Rhodes of Nashwauk, MN; Lee Rhodes of Patriot, Ohio; and Allen Rhodes of Columbiana, Ohio; and four sisters, Hazel Mosemann of Salem, OH; Eva Weaver of Columbiana, Ohio; Beulah Petre of New Waterford, OH; and Dorothy Cross of Tunas, MO.
Carl bought a farm near Lisbon in 1976. He was a very active man involved in various occupations. In addition to being a bricklayer, farmer and cattle rancher, he spent 48 years as a seed sales representative for Pioneer. He enjoyed the broad social life he gained through his church, family, and work. His family has many memories of joining him in his favorite pursuits: crop checking, singing, deer hunting, fishing on Lake Erie, raising and marketing produce.
He was predeceased by his father, Mark, in 2008; his mother, Ina, in 1986; his brother, Harvey Rhodes, in 1973; and her sister, Wilda Hege, in 2022.
Funeral services will be held at Greenford Christian Church (11767 Lisbon Road, Greenford, Ohio 44422) on Wednesday, November 16 at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery.
Friends and family can call Greenford Christian Church on Monday, November 14 from 6-8 p.m. and Tuesday, November 15 from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m.
The family entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.