OBITUARY

Rocky Lane Rhymes

April 8, 1959September 22, 2021
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Rocky Lane Rhymes was born on April 8 1959 in Austin TX to Jim Rhymes and Wanda Howard. He departed this life on September 22 2021, in Seton hospital in Austin, TX, was 62 years old.

Rocky grew up in Austin where he met the love of his life Margaret Ann Vowell and united in marriage. Rocky made a living hauling scrap metal, selling firewood and self employment. He enjoyed spending time with his family at camp Ben, playing pool, dancing, bowling, going out to eat, playing chase when his kids were younger and he loved wrestling. Rocky was a free spirit and a loving person he will truly be missed by all who knew him.

Rocky is survived by his three children April Turman, Jimmy Rhymes and Rocky Jr Rhymes. Grandchildren Ashley Michael Wayne and Chance Turman, Evan Riley and Tiffany Rhymes, Justin Margaret Rusty And AJ Rhymes, Jesse Rosenfield and Xavier Benavides and three great grandchildren. Two brothers John and Mike Rhymes and two sisters Lola Rhymes and Penny Cox. Rocky was preceded in death by his wife Margaret, his parents and grandparents.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 1, 2021

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SANDRA HEARNE

September 30, 2021

Well Rocky, there's been a few memories I remember like times when you and Margaret, John and Sandy and me and James went dancing out at the Silver Dollar and the Broken Spoke. Anytime "Wipeout" came on, we all knew to watch you because that head of yours started twisting and turning and wanting to dance. Sometimes we would brave that dance floor with you and other times we would sit and watch and talk about how crazy you were but knew we were all just having fun!! We all had such good times but some of that dancing we all did was over by the old Burleson bridge. It was a place we would go, pull over and parked, got out and turned the music on and danced right there on the side of the road. And one of your favorite songs dancing to was, "It's Only Make-Believe" by Conway Twitty. Ever since then, every time I've heard that song, I thought about you. Now you and Margaret can dance forever and any time I hear it now, I'll know you're dancing with Margaret with a huge smile on your face just like I will with James when I get there and John and Sandy will when he gets there!! Until then, keep'em dancing and tell'em that we love and miss them very much!!

Harley Skinner

September 28, 2021

R.I.P Uncle Rocky you are loved and will forever be missed by many you most definitely was one of my favorite people you would light up a room when you walked in not only cause of who you are but the bright colored hair and your amazing personality they just went great together!! I’m sure gonna miss your hugs every time I see you and seeing your truck loaded with junk headed to the junk yard. I love you old man rest easy in the arms of Aunt Margaret.

Sandra Rhymes

September 26, 2021

I never knew what to expect when we would see you. Whether it be multi colored hair to water fights, whatever it was it was fun. You helped me and my kids out, before I even knew or met and married your brother, and I will always be grateful to you. Love you and we know you and Margaret are together again. RIP

Collins VickyLynn

September 25, 2021

Well buddy I'm sure gonna miss you ❣ I know with all my heart you are happy now to be with the love of your life. Im sure your dancing in heaven together right now. I set back and think of all the times we talked and laughed about all the crazy stuff you did. I would say Rocky why did you do that....that was dangerous and you would always comment to me...VickyLynn I don't care Im just a body here on this earth...I died along time ago when I lost Margaret...and I knew by your eyes you were telling me the truth of how you felt I had so much respect for you to have that Amzing Love for your Wife...Im sure gonna miss all those jokes ...phone calls and wood selling days together but at least I know you are finaly were you always wanted to be in the arms of you SoulMate...Love you Rocky until I see you again my friend RIP

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