The Virginia Western family lost a long-standing member on Thursday when long-time facilities manger Pat Rhodes passed away unexpectedly.
In this time of great sadness, please support one another and keep Pat’s family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. Pat devoted his career to serving Virginia Western and was a fixture at the college for nearly 30 years.
Pat was a devoted member of Troutville Baptist Church and supported the Boy Scouts of America at every level. He was a man of many talents, including photography.
You can view Pat’s obituary in the Roanoke Times here: https://www.roanoke.com/obituaries/rhodes-jr-patrick-dey/article_2f024a51-98a7-526d-9061-56d5f1652c78.html.
The times and locations for his viewing and funeral are:
Viewing for friends – Monday, 7/23 from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. at Oakey’s North Chapel; 6732 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke, VA 24019
Funeral – Tuesday, 7/24 at 11 a.m. at Troutville Baptist Church; 5520 Lee Hwy, Troutville, VA 24175