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George Spencer Rhodes

George Spencer Rhodes

Funeral service for George Spencer Rhodes, 66, of Levelland will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 10, at Austin St. Church of Christ in Levelland with pastor Craig Stone officiating.

Interment will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery, under the direction of Head Duarte Funeral Home and staff of Levelland.

Visitation and reflections of life will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 6, Wednesday, July 7, and Thursday July 8, and from 9 a.m until 9 p.m. Friday, July 9, with the family to receive friends from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Head Duarte Funeral Home Chapel.

He passed away July 2, 2021, in Levelland.

George was born December 7, 1954, to Willie and Elnora Rhodes in Floydada.

He graduated from Levelland High School in 1974 and was a South Plains College graduate.

George married Elizabeth Taylor February 14, 1983, in Lubbock.

He worked for Oxy Petroleum Oil Company for 20 years until he retired.

His hobby was coaching. He was known as the ‘greatest softball coach.’

George loved to eat, enjoyed playing dominos, watching sports and the Dallas Cowboys play.

He loved spending quality time with all his grandchildren. His memory shall be cherished by his family and friends.

George was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Elnora Rhodes; and three brothers: Wyman Jones, Melvin Rhodes and James Brooks.

He is survived by his spouse of 38 years, Elizabeth Rhodes of Levelland; daughters: Chauveria Rhodes, Chaundrea Rhodes, Chauneah Rhodes and Sabra Rhodes, all four of Lubbock and Latonya Taylor of Amarillo; sons: Gemarrien Rhodes of Lubbock, and Trae Taylor and Qualin Miller, both of Levelland; sisters: Jackie Brooks of Siketison, Missouri, Rita Clinton of Clinton, Missouri and Norris McFarland and Lenora Rhodes, both of Lubbock; brother, Garry Rhodes of Fort Worth; and 14 grandchildren: Michael, Malcom, Moneah, Manaa, Djinon, Taurean, Micajah, Imari, Terajai, Kardeaye, De’Aundre, Abrielle, Aiden and Ameliah.

Pallbearers include: Curtis Dent, DeWayne Dent, Randy Kemp, Pat Smith, Robert Whitfield and Shad Whitfield.
Honorary pallbearers are: Shaun Franklin, Lewis Palmer, Bobby Mendez, Tommy Atkins and Chris Osakque.


  1. Kenny Halliburton on July 2, 2021 at 3:14 pm

    A good man and a good heart is how I remember George.

  2. Dolores Townsend on July 4, 2021 at 5:13 pm

    I am saddened at the passing of George. He was a good guy. Prayers for the LORD to give Lis and families strength now and the days to follow.

  3. Kenny Halliburton on July 8, 2021 at 12:19 pm

    He was a good man with a good soul. That’s how I remember George.

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