Valley View Memorial Park and Funeral Home

4335 West 4100 South, West Valley City, UT


Daniel Edward Rhoads

May 4, 1985December 30, 2017

Daniel E Rhoads, age 32, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 6:45 AM losing his battle with cancer surrounded by family. He was born on May 4, 1985 in Kearns, UT to Karen Edwards and Ed Rhoads. Daniel had a son Karsin, born February 8, 2013 he then married Jennifer on July 30, 2016 and took on the role as step-father to Jennifer’s three other children Elizabeth, Taylor and Dylon. Daniel was an avid Disc golfer playing in as many tournaments as he could. You could often see him playing on the weekends or on Tuesday night doubles. He was also a huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys making sure he hardly missed any games and had several jerseys that he would wear on game days. Camping and fishing were also a huge part of Daniel’s life, as he loved the outdoors. Daniel is survived by his wife, Jennifer Rhoads, son, Karsin Rhoads, Step-children, Elizabeth Hurst, Taylor Erickson and Dylon Davis, parents, Karen Edwards, Ed Rhoads (Tina Barker), Step-father, Bob Edwards, Brother, Dustin Rhoads (Hailey Rhoads) and Grandmother, Deanna Steadman. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Darrell Steadman, Jack Rhoads, Minnette Rhoads, Don Edwards, Helen Edwards and his step-mother Carroll Rhoads. Funeral services will be held on Saturday January 6, 2018 at Valley View Funeral Home located at 4335 W 4100 S, West Valley City, UT. There will be a viewing beginning at 12:00 PM to 1:45 PM, funeral services from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM with graveside services following. This will be non-formal, if you have a jersey you’d like to wear please do so. If you would like to make any donations to the family an account has been set up at America First Credit Union acct# 9099136 or Gofundme at gf.me/u/fxvs4x Special thanks to all of the nurses and staff with First Choice hospice for their hard work in helping take care of Daniel in his last months with us and to Copper Ridge nursing home for making Daniel as comfortable as possible the last days of his life.


  • Visitation Saturday, January 6, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 6, 2018


Daniel Edward Rhoads

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Colleen Collins

January 6, 2018

My deepest condolences for you and for your family. Thinking of you in these difficult times and sending love your way.

January 6, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May the fond memories of your loved one sustain your family at this time. May you also receive comfort from what is stated at 1 Peter 5:6,7.

Angela Trimble

January 5, 2018

Jennifer, I am so sad to hear the news about your husband. You two have been through a lot the last few years. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love you.

Angela T.

Violeta Sandoval

January 5, 2018

"Jennifer, I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your husband Dan. My deepest condolences for you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers." V.

Uyen Vuu

January 5, 2018

With heartfelt sympathy, I am at loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that you and your family are always in my thoughts and prayers.

January 5, 2018

Jennifer, I'm so sorry for you and your family's loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tina Jorgensen (Erda, UT)

Lynne Barrett

January 4, 2018

Jennifer,there are no words to tell you how sorry I am. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

January 4, 2018

So sorry for your loss, Jennifer. I didn't know your husband, but he sounds like he was a wonderful provider, husband and father. May he rest in peace.

Janice Noller

Rebecca Levensailor

January 3, 2018

Dan was a good man, I loved seeing him play with his son. He was a good father and friend. My condolences to his family, and friends. My thoughts, prayers, and heart is with you all.

Valarie Shull

January 3, 2018

Dan was a fun and loving man. I've had a lot of memories that I will always remember. I wish I could be there for the funeral but I'm to far away. My condolences go out to his amazing wife Jen, his kids, and all his family and friends. And my condolences and big airhugs to my brother Rick and sister in law Christine. My love to all of you