Kent Young Rhoads


Kent Young Rhoads, 74, of Carlinville, IL passed away Saturday, Jun. 5, 2021 at his home in Carlinville.

He was born Aug. 9, 1946 in Carlinville to Eldon E. and Mary Louise (Young) Rhoads. Kent married Shelley Kelsey Ferguson on Oct. 31, 2016 in Carlinville.

Kent received his bachelor’s degree from SIUE and retired from the State of Illinois as a bank examiner. After retirement, he worked for the Bank of Calhoun County for several years. He was a member of the Elks and the Mason’s in Carlinville. He especially enjoyed gardening, hunting, refinishing antiques and playing with his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Scott E Rhoads.

He is survived by his wife, Shelley Rhoads of Carlinville; daughter, Keelia (husband Travis) Clemens of Durham, NC; nephew, David (wife Ramona) Rhoads of Forest Hills, NY; niece, Carrie (husband Jake) Loveless of Carlinville, and his beloved gang of grandchildren.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2021 from 5-7 p.m. at Heinz Funeral Home.

A graveside memorial service will be held Thursday, Jun. 10, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Prairie Lawn Cemetery.

Memorials may go to the Macoupin County Animal Control or the American Diabetes Association.

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