obit Nile Rhoads picNile K. Rhoads, age 65, of 234 Penn Avenue, Bowerston, Ohio, died Monday afternoon, April 14, 2014 in the Aultman Hospital at Canton following a long illness.  He was born November 22, 1948 in Dennison, Ohio, and was the son of the late Glenn Earl Rhoads and Betty E. Fick Rhoads Echelberry.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Carrie Ann, a brother Mark, a niece Alyssa Echelberry, his step-father Everett Echelberry and a step-brother Alvin Echelberry.

Public graveside services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014 in the Longview Cemetery at Bowerston with Mr. Karl Henry officiating. The Carroll County combined units of the V.F.W., D.A.V. and the American Legion will provide military honors. A time of private visitation will be observed by the family in the Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville, who is handling arrangements. To leave an online condolence message, please visit the funeral home Web site www.baxtergardner.com.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.