Richard Sydney Rhodes

February 22, 1939 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 81)


Richard Sydney Rhodes

Born: February 22, 1939 in California to Sydney and Coralyn Rhodes

Died: September 30, 2020 at home in Yuma, AZ

He graduated from Corvallis High School in Corvallis, OR and attended one year at Oregon State University.  He served in National Guard for 8 years.  He married Karen Bergquist on June 7, 1970. They moved to Yuma in 2001.  He managed several stationary stores in Oregon before moving to Edmonds, WA to be the sales representative for the North West for Moore Business Forms. Karen and Richard were married for 50 years and belonged to St. Paul's Episcopal Church here in Yuma.  He loved collecting things and had many, many collections.

He is survived by his wife (Karen) of 50 years.  They had 3 children:  Charles of Seattle, WA, Paul of Yuma, AZ and Jenine (Keck) of Arlington, WA.  They have 2 grandchildren: Sarah and Nathan Keck of Arlington, WA.

Memorial services will be held at Yuma Mortuary on Saturday, October 10th at 2:00 pm.  Father Robert of St. Paul's will be conducting the service.


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Memorial Service
October 10, 2020

2:00 PM
Yuma Mortuary
775 S 5th AVE
Yuma, AZ 85364

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