Obituary photo of Dusty Rhoads, Denver-Colorado
In Loving Memory of

Dusty Rhoads

1930 - 2017
Obituary photo of Dusty Rhoads, Denver-Colorado
In Loving Memory of

Dusty Rhoads

1930 - 2017

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Service:
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 5:00pm
Newcomer - East Metro Chapel
190 Potomac Street
Aurora, CO  80011
720-857-0700
Dusty Rhoads, 87, of Aurora, passed away August 3, 2017.

He was born July 13, 1930 in Reading, Pennsylvania, the son of Roy and Essie Rhoads. He was a graduate of Palmer High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He attended Pikes Peak Community College. On June 1, 1982 he married Nelda Murphy, of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Dusty is survived by his wife, Nelda Rhoads; three step-sons, Patrick (Penny Beardslee) Murphy, Mark Murphy, and Kelly (Tammi) Murphy; four grandchildren, Joshua (Amber) Murphy, Colsie (Cooper) Searcy, Shalene (Matt) Smelker, and Cristy (Ryan Alvarez) Murphy; six great-grandchildren, Carter Searcy, Elaina Searcy, Hayden Murphy, Myah Alvarez, Luke Smelker, and Tanner Smelker; sister, Dolores (Harry) Crowton; and brother, Donald Rhoads. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Essie Rhoads.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kempe Children's Foundation at http://www.kempe.org/.

To share a memory of Dusty or leave a special condolence message for his family, please click the Share Memories button above.
Dusty Rhoads, 87, of Aurora, passed away August 3, 2017.

He was born July 13, 1930 in Reading, Pennsylvania, the son of Roy and Essie Rhoads. He was a graduate of Palmer High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He attended Pikes Peak Community College. On June 1, 1982 he married Nelda Murphy, of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Dusty is survived by his wife, Nelda Rhoads; three step-sons, Patrick (Penny Beardslee) Murphy, Mark Murphy, and Kelly (Tammi) Murphy; four grandchildren, Joshua (Amber) Murphy, Colsie (Cooper) Searcy, Shalene (Matt) Smelker, and Cristy (Ryan Alvarez) Murphy; six great-grandchildren, Carter Searcy, Elaina Searcy, Hayden Murphy, Myah Alvarez, Luke Smelker, and Tanner Smelker; sister, Dolores (Harry) Crowton; and brother, Donald Rhoads. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Essie Rhoads.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kempe Children's Foundation at http://www.kempe.org/.

To share a memory of Dusty or leave a special condolence message for his family, please click the Share Memories button above.
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Services & Gatherings

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Service:
Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 5:00pm
Newcomer - East Metro Chapel
190 Potomac Street
Aurora, CO  80011
720-857-0700

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