George "Bubba" Rhodes

December 7, 1941 - June 26, 2021

George “Bubba” Rhodes, 79, of Beaumont, died Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Summer Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, Beaumont. He was born on December 7, 1941, in Port Arthur, to Margaret Nowlin Hooper Rhodes and George Wright Rhodes.

George served in the United States Air Force before starting work at Texaco and then moving into the Petroleum inspection field. He worked at Charles Martin and Associates and SGS until he retired. George was very mechanically inclined and loved to tinker and fix things. If you were willing to listen he would tell you a story. Not always the same story but usually a funny one. He knew love and heart break. He knew happiness and disappointment. He learned of forgiveness and forgave and offered amends where he could. He learned of Jesus and knows him as his savior.

Survivors include his daughter, Rebecca Underhill and her husband, Mark; sons, George Webb Rhodes and Joe Rhodes and his wife, Carolyn; grandchildren, Robert Underhill and his wife, Elissa; Allison Underhill; Michael Underhill; Alex Rhodes; and Victoria Rhodes; sister, Jenny Hamilton and her husband, L.H.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Myrtis Fletcher and Sally Phillips.

The ennichment of Mr. Rhodes’ cremated body will be 2:15 p.m., Friday, July 30, 2021, at Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston. His committal was held at Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 2200 Space Park Drive, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77058.

The family acknowledges the loving care he received while a resident of Summer Place Nursing and Rehabilitation. George leaves behind many friends both with residents and staff.

Houston National Cemetery

Houston National Cemetery
  • 10410 veterans memorial drive houston tx 77038

Ennichment of Cremated Body

Ennichment of Cremated Body
  • 10410 veterans memorial drive houston tx 77038
  • 07/30/2021
  • 2:15 pm

Broussard's Mortuary - Major Drive

Broussard's Mortuary - Major Drive
  • 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713

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Jane and Corwin Horn

May the Lord give you peace and comfort. We love you, Jenny.

Mark Hilton

One of the best men I have ever known, enjoyed working and talking to him, I know he will be missed, RIP

John Hooper

Sorry to hear about George Oren, hope your doing well Jenny.