Hardwicke Funeral Home


Robert James Rhodes

( August 29, 1945 - May 10, 2016 )

Robert James Rhodes was born August 29, 1945, in San Antonio, Texas, and passed away May 10, 2016, in Clarksville, Arkansas, at the age of 70. He was an Adjudicator for the Veterans Administration; taught ESL at Inter American University of Puerto Rico in San German; received a Law Degree from the State of Massachusetts and a Master’s Degree in English as a Second Language; was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a lifetime member of the DAV.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Brown Rhodes and Sarah Harris Rhodes; and a nephew, Levi Carethers.

He is survived by a brother, Bill Rhodes and wife, Rose, of Derby, Kansas; two sisters, Rona Carethers and husband, D, of Clarksville, Arkansas and Sandi Alley of Missoula, Montana; two nephews, Robert Rhodes and wife, Tammy, of Derby, Kansas, and John Carethers and wife, Rachel, of Fayetteville, Arkansas; and three nieces, Danielle Oliver and husband, Michael, of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Lisa Shaw and husband, Matt, of Mulvane, Kansas, and Dawn Alley; two great nephews and six great nieces.

A Private Ceremony will be held under the direction of Hardwicke Funeral Home in Clarksville.