Obituaries

Grover T. Rhodus 1920 - 2008 Kansas City, Kan.

Services for Grover T. Rhodus, 88, formerly of Kansas City, Kan., were Saturday, Nov. 22, at Basehor Baptist Church. Burial was at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Rhodus died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
He was born Aug. 7, 1920, in Kansas City, Mo. He graduated from Northeast High School in Kansas City, Mo., where he lettered in track in 1937. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, and was a letter carrier for 28 years with the U.S. Postal Service before retiring in 1977. He loved coaching 3&2 baseball.
His first wife, Cecilina, a daughter, Robin, and a second wife, Elaine, died earlier. Survivors include three sons, Gary, Big Canoe, Ga., David, Alpharetta, Ga., and Wayne; a stepson, Vaughn Bishop, Rising City, Neb.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the church, 3714 N. 155th St., Basehor, 66007.
Onlince condolences can be made at porterfuneralhome.com.
Arr: Porter Funeral Home & Crematory, Kansas City, Kan.