James Rhodes, Jr.

  • BORN: July 27, 1945
  • DIED: April 19, 2017
  • LOCATION: Louisville, Kentucky

Rev. James Rhodes, Jr., 71, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

He was an Associate Minister at Fifth Street Baptist Church, retired educator for JCPS and an Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Willie L. Rhodes; children, Kenneth Sr., James III (Kymberly), Rojah and Derrick Rhodes and Traci Parker (Stanley Sr.); ten siblings, step-mother, thirteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral: 11 am Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at his church, 1901 W. Jefferson St. Visitation: Monday, April 24, 2017 6 -8 pm at A. D. Porter & Sons Southeast, 4501 Bardstown Rd.. Burial: KY Veterans Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers send donations to Fifth Street Baptist Church Building Fund, Attention: Laurice Shirrer and West End Boys School, 3638 Virginia Ave. Louisville, KY 40211


“ Mr. Rhodes was my freshman science teacher at Western high in 1980. I have never forgotten his style, his smile, and how he made me love science and...Read More »

Posted by: Barbara James Bowman - Louisville, KY

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