Published in the San Bernardino Sun on 4/5/2007... available online at sbsun.com
CHARLES ROBERT RHODES passed away at his home March 29, 2007. Born July 4, 1939, in Port St. Joe, FL. Charles has lived in Calimesa, CA, for 6 years, formally from Fontana, CA, where he worked for the Fontana School District. He also was a retired Navy Chief. He is survived by his wife, Cozetta Rhodes; daughters, Shelley Kerns and Deborah Long; sons, Pete and James Rhodes; brother, Roger Smith; and sister, Jackie Elgart; 15 grandchildren; and 2 great grandchildren. A graveside service will be held at 11:45 a.m., Friday, April 6, 2007, at Riverside National Cemetery, Staging Area 4, Riverside, CA.