Russell E. “Rusty” Rhoads, Jr., 30, of 6113 Rich Valley Road, Emporium, PA died at Penn Highlands Elk in St. Marys, PA on Thursday evening following an automobile accident. (December 28, 2017) He was born September 5, 1987 in Coudersport, PA a son of Russell E. and Deanna Joy Rhoads, Sr.
Rusty graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 2006 where he enjoyed playing football and basketball. After graduating he worked in the woods as a logger and for the past eight years he worked for Shippen Township. He was a member of Bobby Run, Turkey Track and Woodland Hunt Clubs. Rusty loved hunting, fishing and going to camp.
In addition to his parents he is survived by a brother, Dale (Shelly) Peters, Emporium.
Funeral Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Tuesday (January 2, 2018) at 1:00 PM with Mr. Bob Spaeth, officiating.
Visitation with Video Tribute will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM. Burial will be in the Rich Valley Cemetery, Emporium, PA
If desired, Memorials may be made to Cameron County Outdoor Youth Activities, c/o: Donald Bickford, 174 Nickler Rd., Emporium, PA 15834
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.