Memorial services for 73-year old Ralph Rhoads of Lincoln, NE, formerly of Chadron, NE, are Wednesday, July 7, 2022, at 11:00 CT at Roper and Sons South Lincoln Chapel (3950 Hohensee Drive.
Burial has already taken place at Emerald Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for St Monica’s, 120 Wedegewood Dr, Lincoln, NE 68510 or online at stmonicas.com.
Online condolences may be left at Roperandsons.com
Ralph Richard Rhoads was born January 30, 1949, in Chadron to Edwin and Anita (Lewis) Rhoads. He passed away June 27, 2022.
Ralph graduated from Chadron High School and attended Chadron State College. He married Karen Kearns on May 19, 1973, in Rushville, NE. Ralph worked many years for Burlington Northern Railroad as a machinist.
Family members include his wife Karen, sons Matthew (Wendy) Rhoads and Adam (Johanna) Rhoads, all of Lincoln; son Rich (Alicia) Robertson of Crawford; daughter Amanda (Brian) Kaup, Bassett, NE; 7 grandchildren Cale, Emory, Avalyn, Remy, Lukas, Rowan, and Reece; brother Ed (Sherry) Rhoads, Alliance, NE; sister Anita Rhoads, Rapid City, SD; nieces and nephews.
Ralph was preceded in death by his parents.