William (Bill) Rhoades passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at the age of 77. Bill was born on Feb. 28, 1940, to Hubert and Mildred Rhoades in Stockdale.
William Rhoades met and married Bertie Mansfield on April 13, 1961. Bill and Bertie were married 57 years. Bill would spend more than 40 years as a bus driver.
Bill and Bertie moved to Sealy in 1981 with their two daughters Pam and Debbie.
Bill was an avid horseman all of his life working with the colt project and other events having to do with horses.
Bill is survived by his children Pam Rhoades and Debbie Foyt and grandchildren Courtney Sodolak, Jamie Rooker, Jessica Rooker and six great-grandchildren.
Bill was preceded in death by his wife Bertie Rhoades, his mother Mildred Rhoades and father Hubert Rhoades.
A memorial service for William (Bill) Rhoades will be Friday, Jan. 5, at 1 p.m. at Miller-Josey Mortuary,
428 Meyer Street in Bellville Texas, 77418.