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Dea Rhinehimer, 70

Dea Rhinehimer

April 27, 1946 – Feb. 25, 2017

Dea Jefferson Rhinehimer, 70, husband of Linda Reynolds Rhinehimer, passed Saturday, Feb. 25. He was born in Lexington, to the late Dea Allen and Nannie Florence Hamilton Rhinehimer. Dea was a member and Elder of Bethel Christian Church and a avid fisherman. Family survivors are a son, Dea “Jeff” Rhinehimer Jr.; two grandchildren, Dea “Trey” Rhinehimer III and Lindsey Rhinehimer; three sisters, Jean Miller, Patricia Howell and Donna (Allen) Hager; a brother, Mike (Joyce) Rhineheimer; and other family members. Service will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Betts & West Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Bales and David Grose officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Bearers will be Rusty Rhineheimer, Mike Wade, Mark Stewart, Kevin Corman, Owen Rhineheimer and Brian Rhineheimer. Honorary Bearers will be Bethel Christian Church Board, Dayna and Jerry Shewmaker, Debbie and Lowell Duncan, Mark Hamann, Harold and Sharon Clem and Teresa Grose. Contributions suggested to the Bethel Christian Church Building Fund.