Wilbur Lee Rhodes, Jr.

June 15, 1931 - March 5, 2021
Wilbur Lee Rhodes, Jr.


Wilbur Lee Rhodes, Jr., went home to Jesus on March 5, 2021 at age 89.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jane Hook Rhodes, two daughters, Robin Hawksworth (Mike) and Kelli Harwell. Grandchildren, Joe (Hannah) Hawksworth, Catherine Hawksworth, Gaby Harwell and two great grandchildren, Cora Hawksworth and Holden Hawksworth, and his brother Kenneth Rhodes.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:00pm on March 23rd at Pine Valley United Methodist Church. Family will receive visitors at the conclusion of the service. The service may be viewed live via PVUMC.net.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Wilbur’s memory to Pine Valley United Methodist Church, 3788 Shipyard Blvd Wilmington 28403

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  • March 16, 2021
    Sherry and Dana Rich says:
    Miss Jane, we are so sorry for the loss of your sweet Wilbur. Love and prayers, Sherry and Dana

  • March 17, 2021
    Janet Langston Odom lit a candle:
    Lit since March 17, 2021 at 3:31:53 AM

  • March 21, 2021
    Jeanne, son (Bob) Morrill says:
    With our deepest sympathy at the loss of a special friend. Remembering our times together. Love to all the family.