Sanford Lee “Bimbo” Rhodus, age
60, of Somerset, passed away on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at
the University of Kentucky Medical Center, in Lexington.
Sanford was born on March 27,
1955, in Richmond.
He was a self-employed dry-waller and
Sanford enjoyed being outdoors,
especially hunting and fishing.
He loved spending time with his
He was a member of Oak Hill Baptist
He is survived by his sons,
Anthony Rhodus, of Jamestown, and Michael (and Brittany)
Bidwell, of Somerset; his daughter, Robyn Michelle (and Jay)
Wiles, of Science Hill; his brothers, Jackie Rhodus, Donnie Gene
Smith and Kenneth L. (and Diane) Smith, all of Nicholasville;
and his grandchildren, Rosie Rhodus, Stormy Nevaeh Rhodus and
Sanford is preceded in death by
his mother and step-father, Rosie Lee Baker and Louis Smith; his
wife Billie Jean Bidwell Rhodus, who passed away on November 7,
2015; and his brother, Johnny Rhodus.
Visitation will be Sunday,
January 24, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., in Southern
Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.
The funeral service will follow
the visitation at 2:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel with
Bro. Gary Phelps and Bro. Allen Fisher officiating.
Interment will be in Southern Oaks
In lieu of flowers, the family
requests donations made to the Sanford Lee Rhodus Memorial Fund.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements for Sanford Lee “Bimbo” Rhodus.