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Lynn Rhodes Jr. In Memoriam
In Loving Memory of Lynn Rhodes Jr. May 28, 1918 - September 17, 2012 Lynn Rhodes, lovingly known as "Jr." went to live with his Lord and Savior on September 17, 2012. Jr. is survived by his beautiful wife, Francis Jane Rhodes, whom he thanked God for every single day of their 58 years together. He is also survived by his 4 children, Sherry Diane, Paul Dennis Rhodes and his wife Debbie, Lynn E Rhodes, and his precious daughter LeAnn Lynette Guelker and her partner Randy Wilson. He also leaves behind his sister Peggy Derrington, 5 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was also very close to his nephew Steve Derrington and a niece Jackie Graham. Jr. moved to the central valley, California from Texas at the age of 17. He served his country during WWII in Germany 1941-1943, then moved to Los Angeles where he worked in advertising before returning to the central valley where he farmed in Pond, California for over 50 years. Jr. married his beloved wife Frances in 1958 whom he cherished and adored. He loved and believed in his family, spoke only highly of them and was always their greatest support and cheerleader in life. We will all miss that big smiling face that greeted us every time we walked through his door. Rest easy dear Jr. you will remain in our hearts until we meet again. Graveside services will be held September 20, 2012 at 10:00 am at the Delano Cemetery. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sept. 20, 2012
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