Charney Ellis Rhoden Sr., 84, of Sanderson died on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Mr. Rhoden was a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of Baker County. He loved working, farming and gardening, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Rhoden was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years, Georgia Faye.
He is survived by sons Charney (Joy) Rhoden Jr, Eddie (Vanessa) Rhoden, Michael Rhoden and Jamie (Brenda) Rhoden, all of Sanderson; daughter Pam Rhoden of Sanderson; brother Gary (Roberta) Kirkland of Elkton, FL; sisters Sherry (Jim) Rubel of Jacksonville and Kay (Donald) Combs of Macclenny; ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
The funeral service for Mr. Rhoden was held 2 pm on Saturday, January 5 at the Christian Fellowship Temple in Macclenny, FL with Pastor David Thomas officiating. Interment followed at South Prong Cemetery, Sanderson. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.