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CAPT William D. Rhodes, Jr., USN (Ret.)
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William D. “Bill” Rhodes, Jr., 78, of Virginia Beach, VA, passed away July 3, 2018.

Born in Massachusetts, he was the son of the late William D. Rhodes, Sr., and Elizabeth Brophy Rhodes. He served as a Captain in the U. S. Navy for 22 years. Following his retirement, he worked as a Commercial Loan Officer for SunTrust Bank. He loved walking his dog on the beach, tennis, swimming, traveling, and the Boston Red Sox.

Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Philip. Left to cherish his memory: his beloved wife of 56 years, Brenda; son, Peter M. Rhodes; daughters, Lisa Annunziata (Paul) and Shelagh Todd (Craig); and grandchildren, Billy, Bridget, Laura, Charlie, and Emma.

The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Bayside Chapel on Sunday, July 8, 2018, from 5 to 7 p.m. Service and burial will be private at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the SPCA. Condolences may be offered to the family at

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