Stanley W. Rhoads, 76, of Lebanon, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.
He was born Nov. 14, 1942, in Lebanon, Mo. to Earl and Minnie (Smith) Rhoads.
On April 19, 1973, he married Janet E. Humphreys and they shared over 24 years together, before Janet’s passing in 1997.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Minnie Rhoads; wife Janet Rhoads; brothers, Gary Don Rhoads, Jerry Rhoads, Howard Rhoads, Richard Rhoads, and Eugene Rhoads.
He was a graduate of Lebanon High School and worked over 30 years at Mid-America Dairymen. He was a horseman and a regular cowboy. Stanley enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and being with his horses. He also loved a good competition. Golf became a favorite in his retirement years, where he won senior club champion and made multiple holes in ones. Above all, the loved his grandchildren and being able to watch them grow.
Survivors include his children, Brad Rhoads and wife Desa, of Lebanon; Lesley Rogers and James, of Springfield; grandchildren, Sadey Rogers, Brady Rogers, Bronsen Rhoads, Brinnley Rhoads, Brecken Rhoads, Jalainey Rogers; siblings, Darlene Payne and husband Robert, of Kansas City; James Rhoads and wife Sherry, of Virginia; Pam Anderson and husband Don, David Rhoads and wife Pat, Janice Uder and husband Kenny, all of Lebanon; nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and many friends.
Funeral services for Stanley W. Rhoads will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, at First Christian Church in Lebanon, with a time of fellowship immediately following the funeral service. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church. A private burial will be at a later date in McBride Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Lebanon Area Foundation or the Backpack Program. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home of Ash Grove.


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