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Ethan Thomas Rhoad

August 31, 1989 ~ July 1, 2019 (age 29)

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Ethan Thomas Rhoad, 29 of Chester, SC passed away on July 1, 2019.

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel in Orangeburg with Rev. Bill Knapp.  Burial will follow at Jones Cemetery in Sawyerdale.

Pallbearers will be brothers, Eric Rhoad, Evan Rhoad, Edward Rhoad and friends, Bharat Singh, Matt Phillips and Kevin Ellabarger.

Honorary Pallbearers are Aidan Rhoad, nephew and Joseph Burgess, friend.

Ethan was born August 31, 1989 in Orangeburg, SC, the son of E. Travis Rhoad and Leslie Jones.  He was preceded in death by a sister, Ellen Lacey Rhoad; his Maternal Grandparents, Joe and Joy Jones and his Paternal Grandparents, Ernest and Eloise Rhoad.

Survivors include his Mother and Father; 3 brothers; Eric Rhoad (Kristina), Evan Rhoad both of Rock Hill, SC and Edward Rhoad of Orangeburg; 3 children, Augustus Rhoad, Emmy Rhoad and Silas Rhoad all of Chester, his fiancée; Melanie Kemmerlin of Chester; 9 nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, July 5, 2019 at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. in Orangeburg.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.


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July 5, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Funeral Service
July 6, 2019

1:00 PM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

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