Ned Jay Rhoades

Ned Jay Rhoades, 69, of Elizabethtown, died Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at his home. He was a native of Albany, Kentucky, served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War, and was a food service director. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest and Emma Brown Rhoades. He is survived by his wife of 40+ years, Gail Collins Rhoades; four children, Helen Elaine Rhoades and Donny Joseph Rhoades (Marissa) all of North Carolina, Sylvia Sue Rhoades of Elizabethtown, and Michael J. Rhoades (Stephanie) of Radcliff; four brothers, James Brown, Artie Rhoades, Roy Rhoades, and Arnold Rhoades; sister, Alma Pauley; and numerous grandchildren. A private service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be expressed online at



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