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Kyler Rhodes


Kyler M. Rhodes, 23, of Middletown, died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, July 22.


 He was born on October 1, 1990 and was the son of Ronald G. Rhodes Jr. and Elizabeth Boyer Kolaric. Kyler Rhodes 7-30


 Kyler was a 2009 graduate of Dauphin County Vocational Technical School, Harrisburg; was employed as a security officer with Allied Barton Security Services; he enjoyed video games, all sports, especially the New Orleans Saints National Football League team, various types of music; and he especially enjoyed spending time with his loving daughter, family and friends. 


 He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Joseph and Sandra Boyer, paternal grandparents Ronald G. Sr. and Harriet Rhodes, uncle Gene Watts, and grandmother Alice Kolaric.


 In addition to his parents, he is survived by his daughter Aubrey M. Rollins of Biglerville; sister Kristin Lingle and husband Greg of Middletown; stepfather Frank G. Kolaric of Middletown; stepmother Deborah K. Rhodes of Elizabethtown; grandfather Frank M. Kolaric Jr.; and spending time with his sister’s dog and buddy, Peyton; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.


 A Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, at the Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the Rev. Jerry Cowan officiating. 


 Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of the service.


 In lieu of flowers, a trust fund has been set up for his daughter Aubrey M. Rollins at Citizens Bank, 100 S. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057. 


 The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home to handle the arrangements.


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