John I. Rhodes

August 16, 1950 - September 26, 2023


Obituary For John I. Rhodes

With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of John I. Rhodes on September 26th, 2023.

A Memorial service will be held on October 7th, 2023 at 1 PM at Sewell Mortuary Chapel.

On August 16 ,1950 , Mr. John Ira Rhodes was born in Newnan , Georgia to
Mr. Garnell Rhodes and Mrs. Willie Pearl Moreland Rhodes. He made his
transition to be with the Lord on September 25 , 2023.
He served in the Marine Corps until 1976 when he was medically
In 1975 , John and Evelena were united in the Holy Matrimony .
John accepted Christ as his personal savior. He will be remembered as
kindhearted, bossy and free spirited. He loves to travel, and he absolutely
loved drag racing he will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Garnell and Willie Pearl
Rhodes ; Sister Susie Stegall. Brothers , Benell , Leroy , Billy and Dennis.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted wife of 47 years Evelena
Rhodes , His brother Napoleon Rhodes, his sister, Diana Daniel, Missie
Harris, and Frances Dixon. His brother-in-law, Willie “Tee” Stewart and
sister-in-law, Wendy (Albert) Kelley. One son, James (Roysland) Stewart,
one daughter, Samantha (Bobby) Willoughby ; and a host of grandchildren ,
great grandchildren , nieces and nephews , cousins , friends , etc
To whom he affectionately loved

Sewell Mortuary is honored to be entrusted with providing end-of-life services to the Rhodes family.



7 Oct

Funeral Service

01:00 PM

Sewell Mortuary 220 Charlie Patterson Rd Grantville, GA 30220 Get Directions »
by Obituary Assistant

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  • October 07, 2023

    Our condolences to the family. So sorry for your loss.

  • October 05, 2023

    Our heartfelt condolences are with your family during your time of grief. John was an awesome person with lots of knowledge and always good to talk with . We will miss him especially his presence at the Jones family reunion. May God continue to bless each of you we shall never forget John and his kind friendly ways toward us. Lovingly. The Hawkins family

  • October 05, 2023

    I am so sorry for your loss John an I go back a long way you have earn your wings John fly high. I will miss you. Hugh Nash

  • October 03, 2023

    I feel so lucky to have known John even if only for a short time. He was truly an amazing man! His huge heart will be so missed! Brade Marett


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    Braden Marett sent Traditional Floor Basket for John I. Rhodes - October 03, 2023

    I am praying for you all in your time of grief and as you heal. I love you all! Braden Marett

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