- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 19, 2015

VANCLEAVE, Miss. (AP) - Funeral services were being held Wednesday for former Mississippi state Sen. William C. “Son” Rhodes, who died Sunday. He was 84.

Rhodes, of Vancleave, served in the state Senate from 1972 to 1984 and was chairman of the Oil and Gas Committee.

The Mississippi Press (https://bit.ly/1JpBxha ) reports Rhodes was a lifelong resident of Jackson County and served with the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He also taught and coached football at East Central High School.

His survivors include a son, Landon Rhodes, and two sisters.

Services were held Wednesday in Moss Point with burial in Machpelah Cemetery in Pascagoula.


Information from: The Mississippi Press, https://www.gulflive.com

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