Mr. Rhinehart went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, August 10, 2016.
Funeral services for John W. Rhinehart will be held on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 2:00 PM at Mangum Chapel in Center, TX with internment following at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center, TX.
John Wayne Rhinehart, 66, was born in Saluda, South Carolina, son of Douglas Rhinehart and Gennie Matthews Rhinehart. He Retired in 1992 after 22 years as a SGT Major in the United States Army. He was Military Intelligence and Head of Officers School. After 15 years, he retired from the State of Texas at BETO Unit as a SGT Guard. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and will be missed by all he knew and loved.
John worked with the VFW helping to organize trips and helping the advocate find vets who have served. He loved reading about WWII and collecting memorabilia.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; and one sister.
He is survived by his wife Judy of Athens; son Justin Rhinehart of Athens; brother Yates Rhinehart of San Jose, CA; sister Renee Rhinehart of Summerton, SC; sisters in law, Sue Oates of Athens, and Edith Oates of Athens; brother in law Robert Oates of Sugarland; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.