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Charles Rhoads

April 3, 1947 - August 26, 2007

Charles Norman “Chooch” Rhoads, 60 of the Waterford Community, Leland died Sunday, August 26, 2007 at his home with his family at his side.

Born April 3, 1947 in York, PA, he was the son of the late Norman and Maxine Weaver Rhoads. He graduated from Williamsport Technical School in Williamsport, PA. He was a life member and volunteer of the Eagle Hose & Chemical Company #7, the volunteer Fireman’s Relief Association and the Yankee Athletic Association all of York, PA.He was also a Life member of the Penn State Alumni Association. At the time of his illness he was employed with Granite Services with General Electric at the Castle Hayne Division.

Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Kaye Rhoads; son Sean Newcomer of Leland, NC; daughters Kelly Rhoads of York, PA and Jennifer Rhoads of Wilmington, NC; brothers Michael Rhoads of Madison, WI and John Rhoads of York, PA; sisters Dorothy Brenner, Ethel Cunningham, and Phyllis Jane Williams all of York, PA.

Family and friends will gather at the Waterford Community Center between the hours of 6:00 and 9:00 PM Sunday, September 9, 2007 to celebrate the life of “Chooch”.

Memorials maybe directed to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice in lieu of flowers, 2222 S 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28406

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