70 year old Jack Gaston Rhody of Smithville died Monday. He was a retired Machinist. The funeral will be Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Terry Little and Craig Mahler will officiate and burial will be in the Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 1:00 p.m. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert L "Bob" and Lillie Mai Waller Rhody; a son, Jim Rhody; and a brother, Billy Rhody. Survivors include his wife, Nina Rhody of Smithville. Sons, Jack and his wife Pam Rhody of Smithville, Kevin and his wife Amy Rhody of Smithville, Danny Rhody of Smithville, and a daughter, Kathy Rhody of Smithville. Step-children, Gary and his wife Renee Johnson of Smithville and Angel and her husband Randall Mahler of Sparta. Grandchildren, Weston and Courtney Rhody, Alex and Rachel Rhody, and Whitley Rhody. Step-grandchildren, Craig Allen Mahler and Cathleen and her husband J.D. Humphrey. A great grandchild, Sydney Popovic. A step-great-grandson Jaxon Humphrey. A brother, Boyd and his wife Maxine Rhody of Smithville. A sister-in-law, June Rhody of Smithville. An aunt, Mary Snow of Smithville. Several nieces and nephews also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements. The family requests that donations be made, in lieu of flowers, to Justin Potter Library.