Wednesday, November 29, 2023

William Thomas ‘Bill’ Rhein Jr., 44, known for his tremendous love of family

William Thomas ‘Bill’ Rhein Jr.

William Thomas “Bill” Rhein Jr., 44, aka, “Sweet William,” went to be with Jehovah Monday, July 20, 2020.

Bill was an avid fisherman, loved the Carolina Tar Heels and the Carolina Panthers and was known for his tremendous love for his entire family and friends, and of course, his infectious smile and awesome sense of humor. He was loved by so many and will be missed immensely.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Thomas “Wild Bill” Rhein Sr.; grandmother, Jewel Irene Gore; grandfather, Frank Warren Gore; grandmother, Eva Mae Rhein; grandfather, Theodore Rhein; and two sweet angel babies.

Surviving are his loving wife, Linda Michelle Rhein; daughter, Alexandria Dawn Rhein; son, William Thomas Rhein III; daughter, Samantha Jewel Rhein; son, Ethan Michael Rhein; son, Nathan Collin Kennedy; son, Brandon Scott Kennedy; beautiful mother, Jeanne Diane Rhein and Audie Ganey; sister, Natasha Jewel James; brother-in-law, Deano James; sister, Eva Marie Hedrick; brother-in-law, Robert Bradley Hedrick; brother, James Michael Rhein; sister-in-law, Leslie Kathleen Rhein; uncles, Jim Gore and Frank Gore; aunts, Kay Blair, Ruthy Silas and Lori Todd; many cousins; nieces, Autumn Brooke Motes, Madison Paige Rhein, Haley Marie Congleton and Hanna Lea Barnes; nephews, Brandon Todd Cayton and Patrick Tyler Barnes; and three beautiful granddaughters, Autumn Marie, Lilith Dawn and Charlotte Anne; and very special friends and coworkers, Jason Godwin, Warren and Kim Barton, David and Carol Foster, Norwood Smith, Hillman Godwin, Steve Plotner, Jeremy and Candy Jones and the Bozart family.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Liver Disease Awareness.

Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.

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