Robert Anthony “Tony” Rhoades, age 63 of Covington, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019 at his home. Tony was born in Troy on March 27, 1956 to James R. & Martha A. (Eichelberger) Rhoades; was a retired sheet metal worker; a member of the Covington Eagles Aerie #3998; member of the VFW Post #4235 Covington; enjoyed hunting and was an avid fisherman. Preceded in death by his father. Tony is survived by his mother, Martha Rhoades of Covington; son, Lauerence Rhoades of NC and his daughter Alyssa; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly & Jamie Vaughan of NC and her children, J.J., Tori, Dylan, Victoria, Braxton & Jacob; and special buddy, Caleb Smith. Private services at the convenience of the family. Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.