WILMINGTON — Norman Alfred Rhodes, 94, born Nov. 6, 1926, in Waltham, Massachusetts, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021. He worked for Sweetheart Plastics for many years and was in the U.S. Navy.
He was the husband of the late Elizabeth (Caruso) Rhodes, who was the love of his life for 69 years. He is survived by his sons, Norman Rhodes Jr., and his wife, Virginia, of Palm Coast, Florida, and Brian Rhodes, and his wife, Nancy, of Leland. He was the father of the late David Rhodes of Waltham, Massachusetts. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Cassandra, and her husband, William Kelley, of Wilmington, Marlise Rhodes of Wilmington, David Rhodes Jr., and his wife, JayLee, of Waltham, Massachusetts, and Kimberly Ouellette of Waltham Massachusetts; and many great-children. He was grandfather of the late Stephanie M. Rhodes of Waltham, Massachusetts.
Donations in his name may be made to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.
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