Raymond H. Rhodes Sr., age 79, of Mayfield, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at the Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville. He was born on December 25, 1934, in the town of Northampton, NY, the son of the late Henry A. and Agnes V. Loveless Rhodes. He was employed for Hussmann Corporation in Gloversville for many years.
He was a former member of the Moose Club in Johnstown. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and canoeing. He especially loved gardening and selling his beautiful gladiolus and berries on Route 30 in Mayfield. He also loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Veronica St. Louis Rhodes of Mayfield; two sons, Raymond Jr. and his wife Barbara Rhodes of Mayfield and Michael Rhodes of Mayfield; one daughter, Patricia and her husband Frank Lauria of Gloversville; three grandchildren, Raymond "Skipper" Rhodes III, Lindsay (Doug) Wilson and Megan Lauria; and one great-granddaughter, Lauria Subik.
Friends may call on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Northville Funeral Home from 4 to 6 p.m., where a funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.northvillefuneralservice.com.