John Leroy Rhodus, Sr.

October 13, 1944 - June 8, 2013

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John Leroy Rhodus, SR, 68 of College Corner, OH passed away June 8 at McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 13, 1944 in Oxford, OH to Gilbert and Nora (Handley) Rhodus. A carpenter, John was retired from Miami University. He loved the outdoors whether it was fishing, gardening or trail riding. He also bought & sold antiques, and loved his Dodge truck. Johnís greatest joy was his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Gilbert and Billy Ray; and sister Joyce Wadleigh. John is survived by his beloved wife JoAnn (Layton) Rhodus; sons John Leroy (Michelle) Rhodus, Jr, Brian Scott (Angie) Rhodus; 5 grandchildren, Tyler, Tanner, Tessa, Kianna, Josh; sisters Sally Welch, Anna (Bill) Kramer; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Thursday, June 13 from 11-2pm followed immediately by the funeral service at 2pm at Ogle & Paul R. Young Funeral Home, 5086 College Corner Pike, Oxford. John will be laid to rest in Rose Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be sent online to