Michael Scott Rhodes

July 30, 1953February 2, 2014

Springfield, IL Michael S. “Mike” Rhodes, 60, a lifelong resident of Springfield, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Springfield, July 30, 1953 the son of Patrick and Margaret Storms Rhodes. He married Mary Jane Lyons in Springfield, June 21, 1982 and she survives. He is also survived by his daughter, Madelyn McPeak of Middletown, IL, his granddaughter, Rachel McPeak, a brother, Kenneth Rhodes of Springfield, 2 sisters; Suzann Rhodes of Springfield, and Cammy (husband David) Moore of McDaniels, KY. There are several nieces, nephews and cousins. His parents and a step-son, John Michael Brackett preceded him in death. Mike worked for the City of Springfield, namely, Oak Ridge Cemetery. He was a member of the 114th Civil War re-inactment regiment and AFSCME. He was an avid reader, enjoyed playing pool and loved sports, especially the Minnesota Vikings. Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home 505 E. Allen where a prayer service will be held at 5 pm Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. A memorial gathering will follow until 7 pm. Cremation Rites will be accorded by the Bisch Crematory. Inurnment will be at a later date. Those that wish may direct memorials to a charity of choice. Please visit the online “Life Remembered Story” at where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.


  • Prayer Service Thursday, February 6, 2014
  • Visitation Thursday, February 6, 2014

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Janet Etherton

February 12, 2014

So sorry for your loss Suzann and Cammy. We know he will be missed.

Eve Blackwell-Lewis

February 6, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you. As you face this walk ahead, please know that God is there.

February 6, 2014

Mary Jane, I wanted to send my sympathies to you. I had surgery on my left shoulder this morning (second one), so I will not be able to attend the service. I have fond memories of Mike. Our Mikes are together now.
Linda Ashcraft

Clint & Peggy Salmon

February 5, 2014

Cammy, Suzann, Kenny, & Mary Jane
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you

February 5, 2014

Cammy and family,

Thinking of you during this difficult time. May your memories light your way.

Bob, Jennifer and Bobby

Michele (Henderson) Wilson Sacred Heart Grade School classmate of Cammy

February 5, 2014

Cammy and family so sorry for you loss. Prayer to you all.

Barb Salmon

February 4, 2014

Oh so many memories !! You will be missed. Give my little Chelsy a hug for me.
Triple Trouble

Suzann Rhodes

February 3, 2014

To my dearest brother,
I love you! I will miss you! No goodbyes just see you later. You & Gordy BEHAVE! I don't want you two to be the first to get a TIME OUT in heaven. Tell him I love him! Thanks.