Paul W. Rhodes
Paul William Rhodes, 81, died at home in Leesburg, FL on Thursday November 5th, 2015. He was the husband of Marge (Gonzalez) Rhodes. They had been married for 58 years this past June. Mr. Rhodes was born in Nuremberg, PA to the late Karl and May (Fisher) Rhodes.
Mr. Rhodes graduated from Summit Hill, PA High School, served in the U.S. Army in Germany, and led a successful career in sales. He and his wife lived in Allentown, PA for over 20 years before moving to Wrightsville Beach, NC and retiring to Leesburg, FL. Mr. Rhodes traveled extensively, had a passion for sailing, and was a member of boating clubs in North Carolina and Florida.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter Rhonda Stretton (Allen), his son Michael Rhodes (Margaret), two grandchildren Corie Stretton and Bryan Stretton, and his sisters Dorothy Faenza, Jean Bargilione, and Linda Serena. He was preceded in death by his sister Lois Tyahla and brother Thomas Rhodes.
His family will receive visitors at the family home in Leesburg, FL on Saturday, November 14th, with services at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory can be made to the National Kidney Foundation (www.kidney.org).