Fentress Mortuary

1805 North A Street, Fort Smith, AR


Roy Paul Rhodes

June 8, 1955September 11, 2019

Roy Paul Rhodes, 64 of Ft. Smith, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2019. He was born June 8, 1955 in Ft. Smith to the late Rance and Betty Keller Rhodes. He was a 1976 Graduate of Northside High School and a retired maintenance worker. In his spare time he enjoyed genealogy, photography, playing chess and visiting with his family. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his infant sister, Linda Sue Rhodes.

Graveside service will be 10:30 AM Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Newberry Cemetery in Alma, AR. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Fentress Mortuary.

Roy is survived by his brother Richard O. Rhodes, his sister and brother-in-law, Ruth Ann and John Timothy Staton of Derby, KS his nieces; Rebecca LaPlante and husband Dana of Derby, KS, Sarah Wolf of Coeur D’Alene, ID, Rachael Forest and husband Chester of Baton Rouge, LA, nephew; Nathan J. Staton and wife Emily of Ellinwood, KS, his great nieces: Chioggia and Cabrini Staton of Ellinwood, KS and great nephew, Brisco Staton of Ellinwood, KS.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Red Cross: (local office) 1709 S. Greenwood Ave. Ft. Smith, AR 72901, the American Red Cross (National office) PO Box 37839 Boone, IA 50037-0839 or online at www.redcross.org


  • American Red Cross
  • American Red Cross


  • Graveside Service Saturday, September 14, 2019


Roy Paul Rhodes

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sandra smith

September 20, 2019

Roy was a very awesome and kind person! He was a friend for many years! Go rest high Roy! No more pain! RIP my sweet friend Roy! You will be so missed!

Connie Humphrey

September 19, 2019

A family friend and sweet guy, Always pleasant. He will be missed.