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Joe L. Rhodes

Joe L. Rhodes, 86, of Forsyth, MO, passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Cox Hospital in Branson, MO. Services will be private.


Joe Rhodes

Joe Lynn Rhodes was born Tuesday, May 8, 1934 in Marionville, MO to Fred and Verna (Hulen) Rhodes. He graduated from Miller High School in 1951 and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree. He was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War, and was stationed in Japan from 1955-1959. He was a proud Marine Veteran!


Joe moved to Forsyth, MO in 1972, and was the Taney County Health Inspector for many years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and spending time with friends and family. He also enjoyed sharing stories. He had a quick wit about him a wonderful smile! He was loved by many, and will be missed by all who had the opportunity to meet him!



Joe is survived by his three daughters; Misty Kuschel and husband, Dave of Republic, Mo,

Yvonda Schwartz and husband, Scott of Camdenton, MO, Cathie Cruz Meuser and husband,

Mike of Fenton, MO; four wonderful grandchildren, Caley, Nicole, Maxwell and Jack.

In lieu of services and flowers, the family has suggested online condolences be submitted by

going to Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home in Forsyth, MO website: ksefuneralhome.com.


Memorial contributions may be made to the: Gary Sinise Foundation for

Covid-19 emergency relief: PO Box 368 Woodland Hills, CA 91365 or online at;

donor@garysinisefoundation.org.


Cremation is under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home, Forsyth, MO.

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