Kenneth E. Rhodes, 72, of Buhler, formerly of Winfield, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson.
Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at Hartford Cemetery in Hartford. Friends can call from 1 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 5, at Buhler Mortuary.
Memorial donations can be made out to American Diabetes Association c/o Buhler Mortuary, PO Box 589, Buhler, KS 67522.
Kenny was born Aug. 24, 1947, in Emporia, the son of Lewis E. and Frances E. (McIlvain) Rhodes. He attended and graduated from Winfield High School in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, attaining the rank of Specialist.
Kenny worked as a draftsman for Cessna Aircraft in Wichita and the Superior Boiling Company in Hutchinson. He loved hunting and spending time with family and friends, especially playing cards with them.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lewis and Frances Rhodes; and a sister-in-law, Sharon Rhodes.
Kenneth is survived by his brothers, Bob (Joyce) Rhodes, of Parsons, and Ronald Rhodes, of Emporia; two nephews, four nieces and very good friends, Ed Parrot and family, of Buhler.