Roderice Cardell-Gilliam-Wheeler-Obituary

Roderice Cardell "Themadddartist" Gilliam-Wheeler

Spartanburg, South Carolina

1987 - 2021


Spartanburg, South Carolina


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Roderice ""Cardell"" Gilliam Wheeler, TheMaDDDArtist, 33, was born in Spartanburg, SC on November 18, 1987. He departed this life on January 2, 2021. "Cardell" was the son of Tonya Gilliam (John Franklin) and Roderice Wheeler. He was reared by his maternal grandparents, Wendell and Brenda Gilliam...

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Prayers and fond memories are what we have to remember Roderice. May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days, our most heartfelt condolences.

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I met Roderice at church. He and I accidentally discovered that we had the same last name. Later, he invited his grandfather so that we could make a family connection. I found him to be a man of great depth and passion. He was genuinely humble, despite his tremendous talent. He was never pretentious! Anything he did, he did it with a level of commitment that is uncommon today. The last time I saw him was at Lidl. I walked into the store and saw those eyes. His face was hidden behind...

Roderice touched all of our hearts at West Main Artists Co-op, now called Artists Collective.

I met Rod on a the paint aisle at Michaels years ago and we talked for a while about art. We ended up connecting on social media that day. I didn’t realize the type of friendship that moment would give me. Rod was this magnetic man that had a way of making it easy to be vulnerable and deep in conversation with. He always seemed to have the right words when I needed them. He pushed me not only as an artist but as a person to see the light in any situation. The first time Rod ever wanted to see...

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Such a sweet soul. He made a huge impact on many people and taught me how to be more opened minded and look at the bigger picture in life. Your talent and dreams were amazing. I’m going to miss you so much. Thank you for everything. Much love ❤ praying for his family.

I was shock to hear that my little cousin had pass away my heart goes out to his family my prayers are with the family.

I was introduced to Rod many years ago from a mutual friend. We had many good times together and he was always a joy to be around. I’m going to miss him dearly. I haven’t seen Rod in about a year or so. But he made an impact
On my life and I will always cherish the memories and friendship we had. Rest In Peace and love brother. I miss you man.