Jan 14 memorial service for Keith Rhodd
A memorial service for former long-time Member of Parliament for Eastern Portland Keith Rhodd will be held on January 14, 2014, in the eastern parish, the People's National Party (PNP) has announced.
The PNP said it had received news of the passing of Rhodd, father of former MP Donald Rhodd, last Thursday and expressed condolences to his family and loved ones.
"The news of the senior Rhodd's passing provides an opportunity for reflection on the service such patriots have given selflessly to establishing in Jamaica a better place and a better space in which we can all live," the PNP said in a press statement last Friday.
"Team PNP expresses our sincere condolences to the family of our dear comrade Donald Rhodd, former member of Parliament for Eastern Portland. We thank the Rhodd family for their service to our country spanning several generations," the statement said.