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James Carroll “Jim” Rhoades

Mr. James Carroll “Jim” Rhoades, age 84, of the Rhoades Community passed away Friday, July 14, 2023 at his home.

Jim was born in Coffee County, Alabama, to his late parents, Clyde Whitman Rhoades and Odis Vardeman “O.V.” Rhoades. Jim obtained his Mechanical Engineering degree from Auburn University before joining the U.S. Army in 1963, where he served his country for two years. He was a member of Alberton Baptist Church. Jim and Jimmie enjoyed having breakfast daily at Jack’s while visiting with the rest of the “breakfast club.”

Mr. Rhoades is survived by his wife of 29 years, Jimmie Weatherford Rhoades; son, Robert Michael Rhoades; daughter, Robyn Rhoades Wilborn & husband, Barney; step-son, Brett Davis & wife, Karen; step-daughter, Terri Veneziano & husband, Giovanni; brother, Dwain Rhoades & wife, Debbie; sisters-in-law, Margaret Rhoades and Betty Bass; brothers-in-law, Dennis Weatherford & wife, Peggy, and Donnell Weatherford & wife, Susan; seven grandchildren & three great-grandchildren. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Larry Edward Rhoades.

Funeral services for Mr. James Carroll “Jim” Rhoades will be held at 10:00 am Monday, July 17, 2023, from Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel with burial following in Rhoades Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Rev. Harry Driggers will be officiating.

If an alternative to flowers is desired, the James Rhoades Engineering Endowed Scholarship has been established in his honor. Donations may be made to The Wallace Community College Foundation, 1141 Wallace Drive, Dothan, AL 36303.

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