Billy Rhodey, age 49, of Clinton, passed away Saturday, Nov. 10, at his home.
He moved to Indianapolis in the 1970s, worked as a welder, and then returned to Tennessee in 1996 and worked for the U.S. Department of Energy as a welder.
Billy loved NASCAR, football, and enjoyed fishing with his Uncle Charles. He was a member of Poplar Creek Baptist Church in Clinton.
Billy was preceded in death by his father, William C. Rhodey.
He is survived by his mother, Connie Hurley of Clinton; adopted mother, Velma Louise Rhodey of Clinton; son, Charles Michael Rhodey of Chattanooga; daughters, Amber Marie Rhodey of Cookeville, and Autumn Elizabeth Rhodey of Oak Ridge; brothers, Randall Gene Rhodey of Clinton, Charles Rhodey and Carolyn of Oliver Springs, Steve Rhodey and Jeanne of Clinton, and Archer Rhodey and Linda of Oak Ridge; and granddaughter, Sophia. He also leaves behind a special godmother, Kathy Vorhies and a host of other relatives and friends.
Billy’s family received friends on Monday, Nov. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary. His interment and graveside service will be Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. at Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton with Pastor Donnie Moore officiating.
Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.