Charles William Rhoades
January 17, 1931 - December 14, 2014
Charles William Rhodes passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the Natchez Community Hospital. He was 83.
Born to Charlie Whitmyer Rhoades and Eva Rodriguez Rhoades on January 17, 1931, he was a lifelong resident of Natchez. He was a 1948 graduate of Natchez High School. He served in the U.S. Navy and was employed with the International Paper Company for 35 years. He was an avid hunter and member of the Panola Hunting Club in Port Gibson. He was a member of Parkway Baptist Church in Nathez.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Donnielee Harris Rhoades in 2002.
He is survived by two sons, William Harris Rhoades of Natchez and Charles Vance Rhoades (Paula) of Vidalia, GA; a daughter, Marsha Rhoades Overton (Donnie) of Waxahachie, TX.; two grandchildren, William Paul Rhoades (Bevlynn) of Bonaire, GA and Holly Rhoades of Conyers, GA; and one great-granddaughter, Elise Richelle Rhoades of Bonaire, GA.
Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Wintergreen Cemetery in Port Gibson with Rev. Jeff Brewer officiating. The visitation will be from 1:00 P.M. until the hour of the service at the funeral home.