Kenneth A. ‘Ken’ Rhoad III, 71, Navy veteran who served during the Vietnam War

Kenneth A. 'Ken' Rhoad III
Kenneth A. ‘Ken’ Rhoad III

Kenneth A. “Ken” Rhoad III, 71, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends.

Ken was born Sept. 22, 1948, to Kenneth and June Rhoad in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. After his high school graduation, Ken enlisted in the U.S. Navy and faithfully served his country during the Vietnam War. In Vietnam, Ken met the love of his life, Qui. Ken and Qui married and settled down in the Tidewater area of Virginia.

Ken worked as a skilled machinist for Norfolk Naval Shipyard before he retired after 47 years. Additionally, Ken owned and operated a total of three local restaurants over a span of 28 years with his wife.

Ken was preceded in death by his wife in November 2017. Left to cherish his memory are Ken’s four children, Huong Jeffries, Dung Dang, Karen Reynolds and Michael Rhoad; and 10 grandchildren.

A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8, at International Christian Church, 2969 Holland Road, Virginia Beach. Funeral services and reception will immediately follow the viewing. A procession will begin at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, from Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach, to Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, where graveside services will be held.

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