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Mr. Ralph Thomas Rhodes

Died: June 8, 2018

Ralph Thomas Rhodes, age 91 of Fletcher, died Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Charles George VA Medical Center. He was born March 10, 1927 in Henderson County; a son of the late, Henry and Birdell Rhodes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Velma Garren Rhodes in 2000; and by one brother, Garl…read more

Ralph Thomas Rhodes, age 91 of Fletcher, died Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Charles George VA Medical Center. He was born March 10, 1927 in Henderson County; a son of the late, Henry and Birdell Rhodes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Velma Garren Rhodes in 2000; and by one brother, Garland Rhodes.

 

Mr. Rhodes worked as a self employed tile mason for many years and he also loved gardening. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy and attended Hoopers Creek Baptist Church.

 

He is survived by his son, Thomas Rhodes; daughter, Sharon Presley; three grandchildren, Tricia Lewis, Tonia Walker and Michael Presley; six great-grandchildren, Elijah Lewis, Devin and Presley Walker, Kaitlyn, Avarie and Andi Presley; two sisters, Nellie Wilkie and Phyllis Mann; and by one brother, Willard “Boots” Rhodes.

 

His funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Hoopers Creek Baptist Church officiated by the Reverend Phillip Youngblood. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

 

His family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church.

 

Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Hoopers Creek Baptist Church
71 Hoopers Creek Church Rd, Fletcher, NC


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Hoopers Creek Baptist Church
71 Hoopers Creek Church Rd, Fletcher, NC


Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Hoopers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
71 Hoopers Creek Church Rd, Fletcher, NC


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