David Allen Rhodes
David Allen Rhodes, 60 of Springfield, died at 1:25 pm, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at St. John’s Hospital. He was born September 14, 1956 in Springfield. He married Cheryl “Sherry” L. Stroh on September 14, 1988 and she survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Amber (Michael) Raynolds and Jamie (Shane) Stroh Larson both of Springfield; mother, Kay VonBehren of Loami; five grandchildren, Alexia Thomas, Alyssa & Bryce Oglesby, Brock Larson and Dominic Rhodes; three sisters, Mickey Rhodes of Loami, Patti Rhodes and Toni (Randy) Quinn both of Springfield; three sister-in-laws, Debbie (Rod) McCray of Atlanta, IL, Karen (Danny) Hauversburk of Springfield and Deanna (Mike) Larson of Dawson; one brother Danny (Tess) Rhodes of Springfield; his mother-in-law, Sandra Stroh of Springfield and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Christin Rhodes-Muchow and his step-dad, Al VonBehren.
David enjoyed dirt track racing and hanging out in the garage with Jeff Leka, Rick Weekly and Barney Chumbley. He loved working on modified race cars during the week and watching the races on Friday and Saturday nights at Macon Speedway.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Monday, July 3, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Funeral Service: 7 pm, Monday, July 3, 2017 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Sherry Rhodes.