Rhodes, James A. 12/4/1945 - 4/13/2018 Allegan Passed away Friday, April 13, 2018 at his home. Jim was born December 4, 1945 in Allegan the son of the late Jack and Olga Rhodes and had lived in the area his entire life. Jim honorably served his country as a member of the US Army where he served in Vietnam as a Military Police Officer from June of 1966-1967. He enjoyed working on race cars and raced in Kalamazoo for many years. Jim worked until retirement at General Motors where he was a maintenance welder. He was an avid fisherman and a true family man. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Linda; daughter, Ellie Foster of Kalamazoo; 2 grandchildren, Jordan and Remi Densmore; siblings, Carl (Bonnie) Rhodes of Allegan, Brian (Tracy) Rhodes of Pullman, Teresa (Gary) Bronson of Grand Rapids; an Uncle, Bob Rhodes of Chesterfield, MI and an Aunt, Ann Dubas of South Haven; many nieces, nephews, and friends, especially his best friend, Lynn Zimmer. He was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law, Kyle Foster. The family will meet friends on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, from 5 - 8 PM at the Bloomingdale Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home, www.dlmillerfuneralhome.com where funeral services will take place Wednesday at 11 AM. Interment with military honors will follow in Rowe Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either Al-Van Humane Society or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.