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Carol "Jane" Rhoads
  • Kent Fire Department Benevolent Fund
    320 S. Depeyster
    Kent, OH 44240

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“She was one of the kindest, most loving people I have ever met. Even Jeff knew how lucky he was to have her as his Mom. God Bless her and her family...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Thibodeau-Siringer - OH

“So sorry to hear of her passing. She was such a great lady. Her laugh would always raise my spirits. I really appreciate that she tolerated me...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Kenny & Deanna Nickless - Akron, OH

“Jerry and the Rhoads Family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Dave and Donna Morrow ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: David and Donna Morrow - FL

“Bud my deepest sympathy to you and your family . Jane was a wonderful women who will be missed by all. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Rick Mauck - Kent, OH

“Offering our deepest sympathies during this time. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: The Staff of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home - OH


Carol "Jane" Rhoads, of Kent, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2012 at Robinson Memorial Hospital.

She was born November 30, 1929 in Ravenna, to Jude and Ruth (Sauder) Minnick. She loved flowers, music, her children and grandchildren. She always put everyone else first. Jane was loved by everyone.

She is survived by her husband, Robert M. "Bud" Rhoads (retired Fire Chief of Kent, whom she married on March 16, 1947; sons,: John S. Rhoads of Kent, Jerry Rhoads of Mantua, James B. Rhoads of Kent, Joel A. Rhoads of Kent, daughter: Julie A. Goodwin of Kent; Grandchildren, Joel (Gwyn) Rhoads II, Tiffani, Shannon, Paul, Collette Rhoads; Luigi (Lori) and Stephanie Goodwin; brother, Robert (Viola) Minnick of Ravenna; great grandchildren Andrew, Ashley, Taylor, Brandon, Logan, Dominic, Bradley, Shyanna, Jeffrey, Jaiydin, Mike, Elizabeth, and Joel III.

She was preceded in death by her sons, Stephen Todd and Jeffrey Alan Rhoads and grandson, Chris Rhoads.

Calling hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 PM Wednesday, February 22 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home 628 West Main Street Kent. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kent Fire Department 320 S. Depeyster Kent, Ohio 44240.