Obituary of Rhoderick Ice

 Evangelist Rhoderick D. Ice, age 88, a resident of Mansfield Place of Broaddus Hospital, and a former resident of Union Community passed away Friday April 27, 2018.  Rhoderick was born June 25, 1929 in Whitehouse, KY, a son of the late McGravey C. and Gladys (Webb) Ice.  Rhoderick was united in marriage on October 1, 1960 to Gwendolyn A. (McCray) Ice who survives.  Also surviving three children-

Rodney D. Ice of Thompson, OH

Rebecca D. Mihalacki and husband Raymond of Chardon, OH

Ronald D. Ice of Chardon, OH


Four sisters, Rosie Hobbs and husband Dale of Underwood, IN

Phoebe Carey of Crown City, OH

Carol Foot and husband Larry of Brunswick, OH

Juanita Wood of Gallipolis, OH


Two brothers, Kromer Ice and wife Mary of Hendersonville, TN

Fred Ice and wife Zita of CA

Brother-in-law, Rogers Simmons of Kettering, OH


Three grandchildren, Audrey Mihalacki and husband Aiden of Marion, OH

Justin R. Mihalacki of Ravenna, OH

Steven Mihalacki of Chardon, OH


One expected great grandson, Asher Mihalacki

Two step great-grandchildren, Adara Hoffman and Jaden Hoffman of Marion, OH


Rhoderick was preceded in death by one sister, Lorna Simmons.

Rhoderick always wanted to be an Evangelist having preached his first sermon at the age of 6 years old.  He started his ministry in Reynoldsburg Church of Christ serving there for 10 years, after leaving Reynoldsburg, he continued ministering in Shawnee Church of Christ, Chandlersville Church of Christ, Owensville Church of Christ, Lynchburg Church of Christ, New Kensington Church of Christ, Ithaca Church of Christ, Chardon Church of Christ and lastly the Union Church of Christ where he served for 32 years.  Rhoderick was a professional writer and author having authored Bible Study New Testament which was published in 1974, also 13 Lessons on Mark, and several blogs.  In his earlier years he did mechanic work and enjoyed working on motorcycles and cars.  Rhoderick was an avid reader and musician.


Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home 220 N. Walnut St. Philippi on Monday April 30, from 4-8 pm.  Rhoderick will be moved on Tuesday May 1, to the Union Church of Christ to lie in state from 10-11am funeral services will be held at 11 am with Evangelist Stan Jenkins officiating. Interment will be held on Wednesday May 2, at 11am at the Evergreen Cemetery South, 2601 14th Ave Parkersburg, WV.