Samuel Henry Rhodes, 74, of Mount Joy, passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Aaron and Alberta (Ritter) Rhodes. Samuel was the husband of Marjorie (Speller) Rhodes.
Samuel served in the United States Army and was deployed to Korea during the Vietnam War Era. He retired from the United States Postal Service after 30+ years of service. Samuel loved the Lord, reading his Bible and a good ministry teaching. Samuel was always full of energy and loved to have fun. He enjoyed dining out and often looked to have his favorite dish, spaghetti. He also enjoyed playing basketball, exercising and his granddogs Bing, Finn, and Ellie. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family especially his wife, children and grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Marjorie, are two children, Dana Allen, wife of Steven of Mount Joy and Dorian Rhodes, husband of Alexandra of Palmyra; four grandchildren, Milan and Brooklyn Snell, Miles Rhodes and Lance Allen; a brother, David Rhodes, husband of Betty of York; and a sister, Dorothy Harrell, wife of Charles of Union, NJ.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert, Aaron and Raymond Rhodes; and a sister, Charity Freeman.
Family and friends will be received at the Sheetz Funeral Home, Inc. 16 East Main Street, Mount Joy on Monday, December 16, 2019 from 6 PM to 7 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Community Care, 685 Good Drive, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604.
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