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CHILLICOTHE - Steven Kenneth Rhoads, 60, of Chillicothe, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 12:23 AM at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.
He was born on October 22, 1958, to Kenneth and Mary Rhoads. He married Karen Weers on August 14th, 2009. He was preceded in death by his beloved father, Kenneth A. Rhoads.
He was a loving father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle and is survived by him mother, Mary Rhoads of Peoria, AZ; two daughters, Stephanie Rhoads of Washington, IL and Julia Rhoads of East Peoria, IL; one stepson, Matthew Taghen of Chillicothe, IL; one brother, Greg (Vicki) Rhoads of Layton, UT; two sisters Karen (Todd) Thompson of Glendale, AZ and Kristin (Kent) Boyer of Peoria Heights, IL; three granddaughters, Madison, Ava and Evelyn; and five nieces and three nephews.
He worked at Metamora Woodworking for 32 years. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and loved woodworking, working in the garden, and spending time with his daughters and granddaughters.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria, IL. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Spring Bay America Legion from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, please send all donations to the MDS Foundation. www.mds-foundation.org. To share a memory or send a condolence for his family, visit www.peoriafuneral.com.