Gary T. Rhodes.
Mr. Gary ”Dusty” Rhodes, age 75, of Porter Hollow Road, Great Valley, New York died Saturday (September 26, 2009) at Olean General Hospital, Olean, New York following a long illness.
Born on September 4, 1934 in Salamanca, New York he was the son of the late Thomas and Annabelle Hale Rhodes. On June 3, 1961 he was married to the former Judy Scott who survives.
He was a social member of the American Legion Hughes Skiba Post #535 and Veterans of Foreign Wars John Ahrens Post # 5296, National Rifle Association and was a Civil war and Aviation enthusiast and a avid Outdoorsman.
Surviving besides his wife are one daughter Kyle Rhodes, West Valley, New York; one son Darren Rhodes, Great Valley, New York; one granddaughter, Lauren McKay, Ellicottville, New York and one grandson Dillan Rhodes, Allegany, New York; one sister, Annabelle (Hank) Whitmer, Elkdale, New York; several nieces and nephews.
In honor of Dusty’s wishes there will no wake or funeral service.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home 25 River Street Salamanca, New York.
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