Mr. Bobby John Rhoades, 66, of Paragould, Ark., died Monday, Oct. 31, 2011, at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould. Mr. Rhoades was born July 18, 1945, in Pine Bluff, Ark., to the late Fletcher and Elsie Welch Rhoades. Mr. Rhoades was in the construction industry and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Lena Joyce Rhoades of the home; one son, Gary Wayne Rhoades of Illinois; one daughter, Jolena Wolfe of Tennessee; one brother, Billy Wayne Rhoades of Luxora, Ark.; one sister, Marlue Robertson of Paragould, Ark.; 25 grandchildren; five great grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
Mr. Rhoades was preceded in death by his parents and two daughters, Tina Rhoades and Elsie Tilley.
The family requested private services and disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service, Manila, Ark.