Clarence Ezell Rhoden passed away in Houston Texas on July 17, 2019 after a short battle with cancer and complications from a car accident. He was born on June 23, 1939 in Conroe, Texas to Louis Rhoden and Minnie Ola Tipton Rhoden. He grew up in Cleveland where he had a career in auto sales. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying hunting and fishing with his family and was known to be a tough domino and card player. He leaves behind no shortage of memories for those who knew him best.
Ezell was preceded in death by his father, mother, and brothers Raymond and Harold. He is survived by daughter Leslie May husband Barry, son Kevin Rhoden and wife Dorothy, brothers Dick Rhoden, Louis Rhoden and wife Bettye, sisters Ellen Poling and Beatrice Rhoden, five grandsons and one great grandson. He also leaves a host of family and friends who will miss his kindness, thoughtfulness and quick wit.
The family would like to thank his special neighbors, Rob and Donna Wilson, as well as the Houston Methodist staff for all the compassion, care and concern for Ezell.
The family will receive friends Monday, July 22 at 9am at Pace Stancil Funeral Home in Cleveland Texas with services immediately following in the chapel. Interment will follow at Bold Springs Cemetery.