Kenneth Merle Rhodes

Kenneth Merle Rhodes

November 21, 2021, 85, Chinquapin –

Kenneth Merle Rhodes, 85, passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021. Kenneth was born in Lenoir County to the late James Haywood and Nina Faulkner Rhodes on April 27, 1936.

After honorable service to our country in the United States Army, Kenneth went on to work in direct care at Caswell Center for 32 years. A devoted husband and loving father, he adored his family.

A service of love and remembrance will be held by the graveside on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery with Pastor Allen Ham officiating.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Harriet; children, Sonya Stewart (Jamie), Paula Branch (Bobby), and Kyle Branch (Martha); grandchildren, Chandler Lee Brown, Kynnedi Stewart, Daniel Stewart, Austin Stewart, Ian Brinson, Ashton Brinson, Cohen Marshburn, Amber Marshburn, Skylar Jenkins, Kolton Jenkins, and R.J. Jenkins; sister, Nina Carol Layton (Billy); nephews, Jon Ramsey and Jason Ramsey; and special friends, Bobby Grady and Sterling Gillikin.

Online condolences may be expressed at Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.