Robert "Dusty" W. Rhoads Jr.
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Obituary of Robert "Dusty" W. Rhoads Jr.

Robert “Dusty” W. Rhoads Jr., 78, of Pottstown, PA, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Pottstown Hospital – Tower Health.


Born in Norristown, PA, on June 1, 1941, Robert was the son of the late Robert W. Rhoads Sr., and Margaret (Welsh) Rhoads.


Bob enjoyed shooting pool, fishing, and boating, but his greatest hobby was hunting with his father, son, and grandson.


He is survived by his children, Robert W. Rhoads III, fiancée of Cherryl, Birdsboro, PA; Michelle Whalen, wife of Jeff, Pottstown, PA; and Heidi Blevins, Royersford, PA; the mother of his children, Margaret Jean Rhoads; sister, Joyce Olszewski, wife of Jack, Downingtown, PA; grandchildren, H. Scott Blevins Jr., husband of Jennifer, Matthew Blevins, Dusten Rhoads, Tonya Hillegass, Kyle Hillegass, and Jessica Blevins, fiancée of John; great-grandchildren, Chloe, Benton, Jayciana, Aiden, Jayden, Baelor, Amelia, Scotty III, and Journee; long-time companion, Dottie Gantz; and many nieces and nephews.


He is predeceased by one sister, Joan Berg; and one niece, Brenda Blackner.


Visitation will take place on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment with military honors will take place after the service at Valley Forge Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be made to the family at