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Frank Herschel Rhoad, Jr.

August 20, 1941 March 21, 2018
Frank Herschel Rhoad, Jr.
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Obituary for Frank Herschel Rhoad, Jr.

Frank Herschel Rhoad, Jr., 76, of Charleston, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

He was born on August 20, 1941 in Walterboro, SC, son of the late Annie Weeks Rhoad and the late Frank Herschel Rhoad, Sr.

Frank grew up in Ruffin, SC, and joined the 3rd Infantry Division after graduating from high school. After serving four years in the U.S. Army, he worked at the Charleston Navy Shipyard for 29 years. After his retirement in 1996, he enjoyed reading, playing and coaching softball, cooking and loved spending time with his friends and family. His family will remember him as an honest, hard-working man, with a spirited sense of humor and dry wit.

Besides his parents, Frank is preceded in death by his daughter, Shawn Marie Rhoad.

He is survived by his son, Christian Rhoad and his wife, Monica, of Charleston, SC; two daughters: Leah Burns and her husband, Patrick, of Charleston, SC and Morgan Demarzo and her husband, Nico, of Pittsburgh, PA; and two grandchildren: Clara Demarzo and Finn Rhoad.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home James Island Chapel, 347 Folly Road, James Island, SC 29412. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 941 Houston Northcutt Blvd., #203, 29464.

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Arrangements entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, West Ashley Chapel, 2501 Bees Ferry Road Charleston, South Carolina, 29414, 843-722-8371.

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10:00 AM 3/24/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, James Island

347 Folly Road
Charleston, South Carolina 29412

McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, James Island
347 Folly Road Charleston 29412 South Carolina
United State

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Holy Cross Cemetery Final Resting Place

604 Ft. Johnson Rd.
James Island, SC 29412

604 Ft. Johnson Rd. James Island 29412 SC

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