Ernest Wayne Rhodes, 78, of Corydon, died Thursday, February 11, 2021, at his home near Corydon. He was born January 20, 1943, in Corydon, to the late Ernest Emerson and Martha Elrod Rhodes. He was retired from Saulman Brothers Tree Trimming Service and attended Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church near Corydon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his great grandson, Waylon; and his sisters, Betty Lou and Martha Jane.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Shirley Ann Albin Rhodes; his son, Anthony Rhodes of Corydon; his daughter, Cynthia “Sis” Kintner (David) of Battletown, Kentucky; his brothers, David Rhodes (Lillian) and Bill Conrad both of Corydon; his sister, Ruby Rhodes of Corydon; his grandchildren, Devon, Dylan, Amanda and Nicholas; and his great grandchildren, Ian, Zoe, Henry, Isaac, Mallory and Lainey.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2021, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor Frank Pendleton will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Corydon.
Visitation will be from 12:00 – 7:00 p.m. Sunday and after 9:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Dylan Rhodes, Nicholas Kintner, David Albin, Brent Elrod, Jeremy Elrod and Jason Rhodes.
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