Dwayne “Toad” Mark Rhodes, 62 of Streator passed away Thursday (August 22, 2019) at his home.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 – 7 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Services will be held Tuesday at 7 PM at the funeral home with full military honors conducted be members of the Streator American Legion and VFW.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will be his sons, grandchildren, son-in-law, brother and friends Dan Crampton, Ralph Feken, Mike Sliker and Randy Maynard.
Toad was born on January 24, 1957 in Streator to Darrell and Della (Bright) Rhodes. He married Penny Statler on January 18, 1980. She survives.
Also surviving are children Jennifer (David) Szewczyk of Streator, Beth (Dave Majors) Rhodes of Hollister, MO, David (Tristin) Rhodes of Streator, Dustin Rhodes of Streator and, grandchildren, Andrew (Nico), Kaylan (Luke) Szewczyk, Jesse Carranzo, Ashlee Decker, Zacahree Major, Kiley, Lucas, Levi Rhodes, Blake, Elexis and Ayvrie Struble, brothers Doug Rhodes of Streator and Dean (Bev) Rhodes of Streator, sister Debbie Benstine of Chatsworth, GA, in-laws, Harold and Sandy Statler of Peru, 2 aunts and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, nephew Trevor Rhodes and a brother- in-law Roger Statler.
Toad attended Streator High School, served 14years in the US Army National Guard serving in Desert Storm. He was formerly employed at Rhodes Auto, Auto Zone and Cramptons Body Shop. Toad enjoyed cars, fishing, hunting, gardening, drag racing and spending time with his family and grandchildren and his dogs.
Memorials may be made to his family.