(THREE RIVERS) – Authorities say they have located a missing Three Rivers man.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department says at approximately 4 PM Thursday they found 49 year old Dennis Wayne Rhodes alive and well near the Pealer Street Bridge in Three Rivers.
Deputies were told by family members that Rhoades left his home at 61600 Youngman Road in Fabius Township sometime Wednesday afternoon to go fishing and he never returned home.
Rhoades' cell phone was recovered at Skidmore Park on Wednesday, after family members said they were unsuccessful in locating Rhoades. The family says they were concerned for his well being due to health issues
After checking Rhodes health, he returned home to his wife.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department was assisted in their investigation by the Three Rivers and Sturgis Police Departments, the Three Rivers Fire Department and the St. Joseph County Dive Rescue Team.