Graveside services for John Wiley Rhodes age 79 will be held Tuesday at 2:00 at the Magnolia Cemetery directed by Norton Funeral Home. Rev. Ladell Humphries will officiate. Visitation will be following the service at the cemetery.
Wiley was born in Hartsville a son of the late Julius A. and Sara Margaret Harrell Rhodes. He was a member of North Hartsville Baptist Church. He was retired from Sonoco Products Company after 40 years of service and a member of the Old Timers Club. He was an avid Gamecock Fan and loved to fish.
Surviving are two sons, Chad (Karen) Rhodes, Fort Campbell, KY and John Rhodes, Lancaster, S.C.; one sister, Jane (Richard) Cheshire, Hartsville; one brother, J.C. (Ann) Rhodes, Hartsville; two grandchildren, Noah & Chapin Rhodes, Hartsville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Judith Nelms Rhodes; one son, Jeff Rhodes; one brother, William Curtis Rhodes.
Memorials may be made to North Hartsville Baptist Church, 1117 Patrick Highway, Hartsville, SC 29550.
Norton Funeral Home is honored to serve the Rhodes family.