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Wray Rhodes, 85, of Gloucester passed way on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, in Sentara Care Plex in Hampton after a long illness.

He was a native of Gloucester and was the son of the late Eugene and Charlotte Selden Rhodes. He was retired from Virginia Power as a service man after many years of service. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Gloucester and served in the U.S. Navy during W.W.II.

He is survived by his wife, Beatrice Ann Rhodes; his sons, Donald Rhodes and his wife Debbie and Eugene Rhodes and his wife Teresa; his grandchildren, Lori Phillips, Derrick Rhodes, and Anthony Rhodes, and a great-granddaughter Audrey Phillips.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 from 6-7:30 p.m. A graveside service was held on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Bethany United Methodist Church Cemetery by Dr. Douglas Nagel.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 1881, Gloucester, Va. 23061.

Andrews Funeral Home, Gloucester, was in charge of arrangements.