James William Rhodes, 102, of Parkersburg passed away July 1, 2018 at Ohio Valley Health Care.

He was born on November 1, 1915 in Stats Mills, WV and was the son of the late Rommie Clair and Prudence Pearl McCrady Rhodes.

James retired from Viscose after thirty-five 


years with the company. He was a member of the Cedar Grove United Methodist Church for many years.

James is survived by his three children Donald L. Rhodes (Rhonda) of Walker, Sharon Deem (Joe) of Mineral Wells, James W. Rhodes (Brenda) of Harrisville, grandchildren Donna Sue, Douglas, Lisa, Missy, Rochelle, Rebecca and Jessica, several great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, great great great  grandchildren, brother Latus Rhodes and many 


nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Garnet L. Stephens Rhodes, brothers Ray, Rawson, Wrendel and Ratus Rhodes, sisters Lauris Rhodes, Orine Snider and Audrey Blair, and grandson Donald Jr.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am Thursday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg with Rev. Rodney Blanchard officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 on Wednesday and for one hour prior to 


the service on Thursday.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.LeavittFuneralHome.com