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Michael E. Rhodes

January 27, 2022


Michael E. Rhodes, 67, passed away at his home in Scott, Ohio.

He was born on October 5, 1954, in Lima the son of Alma D. (Pratt) Rhodes of Middle Point and the late Roger Edgar Rhodes.

Survivors include his six children, Daniel (Ginger) Rhodes of Grover Hill, Theresa (Bart) Say of Van Wert, Kristina Crider of Tennessee, Robey McGuire of Scott, Bradley Schoonover of Van Wert, and Jerod Schoonover of Ohio City; four sisters, Claire L. Smith of Scott, Jenny (Dean) Pruden of Van Wert, Julia Wagoner of Middle Point, and Rhonda (David) Topp of Grover Hill; three brothers, Manual (Julia) Rhodes of Van Wert, Benjamin Rhodes of Middle Point, and Steven Rhodes of Charloe; eleven grandchildren; four step grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Besides his father, Michael was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, James R. Smith.

Michael enjoyed vintage cars and especially liked working on Ford Mustangs.

Services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at Cowan & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Tony Gonzales officiating. Interment will follow at Scott Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 - 6 p.m, Tuesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the family for funeral expenses.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Michael, please visit our floral store.


February 1, 2022

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
February 2, 2022

11:00 AM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

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