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“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
1 of 47 | Posted by: Rhoden Memorial Home - Canton, OH

“We offer our prayers and condolences to the entire Rhoden family. As a teenager, Al spent a lot of times at our home with my brothers playing ball...Read More »
2 of 47 | Posted by: Pat Family - Friend

“Our sincerest condolences to the Rhoden family for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
3 of 47 | Posted by: Your Schneier - Friend

“Our prayers, sympathy, and condolences to his wife, children, and the rest of the Rhoden family. We pray God will comfort you during your time of...Read More »
4 of 47 | Posted by: Freddie & Michelle Simmons

“He was the best boss ever i enjoyed working with him loved him so. ”
5 of 47 | Posted by: Bernice white - Coworker

“Mr. Rhoden will be sadly missed he had provided services to our family for many years. May he rest in peace with our heavenly Father. God bless the...Read More »
6 of 47 | Posted by: Charlotte Winn-Cornelius

“My prayers and condolence. He served God, family and community well. We appreciate the service rendered to our family in our time of loss. May...Read More »
7 of 47 | Posted by: Vera Thomaa

“Rest in Paradise, cuz! Forever in our hearts... ”
8 of 47 | Posted by: Allison Mitchell-Smith - Akron, OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. So Sorry for Your Loss, Mr. Rhoden was a very Kind and Caring Man, He will be Greatly...Read More »
9 of 47 | Posted by: Ann Roberson - Friend

“My condolences to the Rhoden family. Uncle Al that what I called him through out the years will be missed. I will miss his bright smile and kind...Read More »
10 of 47 | Posted by: Rebecca Brown - Friend

“Dear Family; We offer our sincere condolences and prayers during this very painful time. May Albert's love sustain you...May his memories bring joy...Read More »
11 of 47 | Posted by: Virgil Brown - Akron, OH - friend

“Offering my deepest sympathy and prayers to the Rhoden Family. ”
12 of 47 | Posted by: Denise Finney

“Sincere condolences to the family ”
13 of 47 | Posted by: Dorothy Jackson - Friend

“Tarea, May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Know that the members of Akron NAACP grieve with you. The Akron community has lost...Read More »
14 of 47 | Posted by: Judi Hill

“My condolences and prays go out to Al's wife and family. Al was a wonderful man and it was a pleasure spending time to get to know him, his wife and...Read More »
15 of 47 | Posted by: Sharon Kent - Friend

“We send our sincere sympathy to the family of Mr. Rhoden. May God continue to comfort you. He will be greatly missed. ”
16 of 47 | Posted by: Lee and Marie Moss - Akron, OH

“Al was such a help to the Hampton Family during the passing of our mom and to many other families over the many years he served as funeral director....Read More »
17 of 47 | Posted by: Samuel Sr.

“Our deepest sympathy and prayers to the Rhoden family during your loss. Mr. Rhoden was a wonderful man. We are thankful to God, for the outstanding...Read More »
18 of 47 | Posted by: Debra Stroud - Friend

“GOD Bless!!! Another Good Soldier To Rest.To Thee Entire Rhoden Family. I Believed in this Man and my Family did to.He did a lot for people in the...Read More »
19 of 47 | Posted by: Deacon Edwards - Friend

“Thanks for your service go the community and every thing you have done for our church family. May God comfort your family and friends. ”
20 of 47 | Posted by: Tami - Friend

“To The Family & Love Ones You Have Our Condolences & Deepest Sympathy Sorry For Your Loss & Albert My Friend Rest Easy ”
21 of 47 | Posted by: John White - Friend

“My prayers are with all of you! ”
22 of 47 | Posted by: Naomi family - Friend

“My sincere condolences to the Rhoden family. Mr. Rhoden was a very kind man and he will be greatly missed in the city of Akron. My prayers are with...Read More »
23 of 47 | Posted by: Deon Burton - Friend

“Your love one will not be forgotten, wonderful memories will live on forever, in your hearts. Albert has definitely left an indelible impact...Read More »
24 of 47 | Posted by: Accept Family

“Prayers to the family ”
25 of 47 | Posted by: T M - Akron, OH

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
26 of 47 | Posted by: Kimberly Family - Friend

“Pastor Jeffrey A Dennis and the Mount Calvary Baptist Church Family send our condolences and are saddened at the loss of Al Rhoden, one of our most...Read More »
27 of 47 | Posted by: Mount Calvary - Akron, OH

“Praying for family ”
28 of 47 | Posted by: A friend

“I just read the story about Mr Rhoden in the ABJ. I've never met the man but wanted to give the family my Deepest Sympathy. He was a great role model...Read More »
29 of 47 | Posted by: Nancy Flach - Friend

“My deepest condolences to the Rhoden family ”
30 of 47 | Posted by: Andrew Bradley McClain - Akron, OH

“Deepest Condolences from The Green/ Johnson Family ”
31 of 47 | Posted by: Jacqui - Friend

“When my sister (a classmate of Als at South) suddenly passed in 2004, I went home to bury her-Al made that devastating time manageable for me; I am...Read More »
32 of 47 | Posted by: Willette McClellan - Friend

“So glad to have met such a kind man may he forever rest in peace. He was always kind to me and likewise. May God comfort his family through this...Read More »
33 of 47 | Posted by: Kim Saulsberry - Acquaintance

“Rest well my friend and fellow classmate. We go a long way back! ”
34 of 47 | Posted by: Geneva Carlton

“My sincere condolences to the Rhoden Family. I have known Al since our Thornton jr High and South High School days...Rest In Peace..my 1967 S.H.S....Read More »
35 of 47 | Posted by: Geraldine - Classmate

“CAVALIER! RIP ”
36 of 47 | Posted by: Louis Jr. - Friend

“Mr. Rhoden you gave my in laws home going services and was so kind to my uncles. you did a wonderful thing for many that was around and was always...Read More »
37 of 47 | Posted by: Marquetta Fields - Friend

“would like to express my deapest sympathy and send my prayers to mr albert rhodens family such a wonderful guy he was in life and well as to the...Read More »
38 of 47 | Posted by: lisa Paige - Friend

“To the complete Rhoden family, the Perry, Christian and Vaughn families send their deepest condolences for your lost. Al has been a friend for years...Read More »
39 of 47 | Posted by: Linda - Friend

“Tron and Family, we extend our sincere thoughts and PRAYERS during this most difficult time. May THE LORD provide you with Love, Peace and Strength...Read More »
40 of 47 | Posted by: Linda Family - Friend

“Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. ”
41 of 47 | Posted by: Carolyn - Acquaintance

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
42 of 47 | Posted by: Rhoden Memorial Home - Akron, OH

“We at Evergreen Memorial Gardens wish to give our deepest condolences to the entire Rhoden family and staff. We will keep everyone in our thoughts &...Read More »
43 of 47 | Posted by: Tom - Friend

“To the Entire Rhoden Family and Staff: God Bless you all during your time of sorrow. Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot Heal. Thank you all...Read More »
44 of 47 | Posted by: Jacqueline Hamilton Baxter & The Entire Hamilton Family - OH

“Al Rhoden Funeral Services have been a true pillar in the Akron community for many years. May God rest your soul until we meet again. William R....Read More »
45 of 47 | Posted by: Judith Lee - Friend

“It's with Deepest Sympathy to the family, friends, and staff. Mr.Rhoden will always be remembered as kind, compassionate, and caring person. He will...Read More »
46 of 47 | Posted by: Chris Smith - Coworker

“Prayers For The Rhoden Family During This Difficult Time Of Sorrow. I Pray God Strengthen This Family And Wrap His Loving Arms Around Them. I Thank...Read More »
47 of 47 | Posted by: Marezella Blair - Friend


ALBERT RHODEN of Canton, OH died May 9, 2020 at the age of 71. He was owner and president of Rhoden Memorial Homes in Akron and Canton. A 1981 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, he became a partner in the Turner-Rhoden Funeral Home in 1982, and sole owner in 2000. He was a member of the National and Ohio Funeral Directors Associations, Buckeye State Funeral Directors, Phi Sigma Eta Fraternity and The Funeral Directors and Embalmer Associations of Summit and Stark Counties.