Clifford L. Rhodes

Clifford L. Rhodes, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, in Akron, Ohio.

He was born in Bellwood.

Surviving are a daughter, Diane Strickler; a son, Matthew; four grandchildren: Greg and Stephanie Strickler and Danielle and Anna Rhodes; a great-grandchild, Haleigh Strickler; and a brother, John of Altoona.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alfaretta, in 2005; and a daughter, Theresa, in 2009.

Clifford served his country in the U.S. Army and then the Air Force from 1946 until his retirement in 1970. He then worked for the U.S. Postal Service.

Friends will be received from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at Redmon Funeral Home, Stow, Ohio.

Friends will also be received from noon until the 1 p.m. funeral service Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Bellwood. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park.