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William "Dick" Rhodes

April 28, 1939 - November 8, 2019

William “Dick” Rhodes, 80, of East Flat Rock went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Pardee Hospital following a period of declining health. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Carl and Myrtle Rhodes. He was also preceded in death by his grandmother, Giva Rhodes and brothers, Carl and Joseph Rhodes.

Dick was a member and deacon of Liberty Baptist Church, where he also served as Sunday school teacher, music leader and treasurer. He was a family man first and foremost and would do anything for them. Dick enjoyed fishing and camping. He was affectionately known as “Papaw” to everyone.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Naomi; daughters, Linda Davis and her husband, Raymond, Rena Rhodes and Debbie Rhodes; grandsons, Jason, Josh, Joseph and Malachi; great-grandsons, Talon and Owen and sister, Sallie Patterson.

A funeral service will be at 2 pm on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Reverend Robert Garren officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm in the chapel. Burial will follow in Rhodes family cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dick’s honor may be made to Council on Aging for Henderson County, 105 King Creek Boulevard. Hendersonville, NC 28792.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel

538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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