Obituary: Tommy Joe Rhodes

Tommy Joe Rhodes passed away on February 4, 2018 in Tyler. He was born on March 6, 1940.

Tommy is preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 59 years, Sylvia Rhodes. He is survived by a son Steve and wife Jenny Rhodes, and daughter Judy and husband Jack Thompson. He was also grandpa to Krystal Roberts, Joseph Rhodes, and Alicia Thompson and six great-grandchildren.
Tommy worked for the city of Dallas for 47 years and seven months. He was a member of the local Church of Christ in Athens. Tommy had a sense of humor that always kept those around him smiling as well as an uncommon patience. He will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 from 1-2 p.m. at Autry’s Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home. Graveside service to follow at Union Cemetery. Arrangements by Autry’s Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

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