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RhodusRobert Burford Rhodus, 79, of New Carlisle, Ohio, died November 2, 2015.  Robert Rhodus is son of the late Russell and Mary Ellen (Gray) Rhodus, loving husband of Carol Lucille Rhodus, he passed away after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Carol, and two daughters, Mary Hazel Anderson and Ida Katherine Rhodus, and one son the late Robert Russell Rhodus, all of Richmond, KY. He is also survived by four siblings Russell Rhodus Jr. (wife Dorothy), Tampa, FL., Wayne Hill Rhodus (wife Barbara Jean), Crystal Lake, OH, Donald Lee Rhodus, Union City, KY, and Mayme Francis Chalfant, Geneva, FL; two step-children David Lamar Bowers (wife Joanne), Cookeville, TN and Yvonne Lucille Harphant (husband David Wayne),Thackery, OH; five grandchildren Robert Joshua Anderson, Richmond, KY, Hunter Hayden Howard,  Ramses Yair Najar Myers,  Morgan Taylor Myers and Amanda Katherine Schell Myers, Richmond, TX; One great grandchild Dravin Blake Anderson Richmond, KY; Four step grandchildren Nathan Black, Jason Bowers, Heather Carter, Brandon Bowers, and six step great-grandchildren. Robert worked at McCall's printing company for 29 years until his retirement in 1984. He drove a school bus for Tecumseh School System, and also farmed hay, corn and soy beans for 42 years. He had a great love for animals, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and the University of Kentucky basketball. Robert loved the land and the community of Clark County. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Visitation will be 11-1 PM Saturday, November 7, 2015 at the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN, DUNBAR & FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle, Ohio with funeral service at 1:00 PM in the funeral home.  Burial will be in Myers Cemetery.  Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.trostelchapman.com

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