Share This Obituary


Memories & Candles

“Remembering Mr. Pete for such wonderful service to my grandmother when she passed ,her service was very Beautiful and Mr Pete was such a gentlemen...Read More »
1 of 68 | Posted by: Tina Andrews

“Mr Rhodes has always been such a kind and great man ,Thank you to the entire Rhodes family for sharing him with us . Sending you all prayers , love...Read More »
2 of 68 | Posted by: Kelly Walton and the family of the late Lucyjane & John Walton

“I was taken back for a moment upon receiving this sadden news about my friend Pete. Many memories came to mind of our friendship and the partying...Read More »
3 of 68 | Posted by: Sharon Augustin - Friend

“Sending love and prayers for peace and healing to the family along with so many others. His kindness and comforting presence will be sincerely...Read More »
4 of 68 | Posted by: Cynthia Sylvain-Lear - Friend

“Pete was always kind. I thank Dennis for introducing your friendship to me when I lived in New Orleans. My condolences to your family and friends of...Read More »
5 of 68 | Posted by: Dr. Diann C. James - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to the family. ”
6 of 68 | Posted by: Terrye Braden - Friend

“My sincere condolences to the Rhodes Family. Pete loved my brother, KATTO and he loved him back. He honored him and personally removed his remains....Read More »
7 of 68 | Posted by: Jnet Warren

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Praying for you strength in the LORD. When delivering flowers from...Read More »
8 of 68 | Posted by: Clark Polk

“I´m John Slade who is the younger brother of long time employee, the late Louis P. Slade Jr. I extend my deepest condolences and sympathies to the...Read More »
9 of 68 | Posted by: John Slade - Other

“My condolences to the Rhodes family you are in my prayers ”
10 of 68 | Posted by: Pamela Thomas

“Rest in Eternal Peace. ”
11 of 68 | Posted by: Claudette Woods-Rhodes

“My condolences to the whole family for your loss. Pete assisted my brother & I for my mother´s (Joan Legeaux) passing. I appreciated everything he...Read More »
12 of 68 | Posted by: Darlene Roussell Boudreaux

“You have my deepest sympathy. May God give your Family lots of peace and comfort during this difficult time. ”
13 of 68 | Posted by: Cynthia G Lee - Friend

“My condolences to the Rhodes family. I'm sorry for your loss, Pete was always a compassionate and informative person. He was so kind to people in...Read More »
14 of 68 | Posted by: Evelyn C. Bailey

“Deepest Sympathy and prayers for the Rhodes Family. May Pete Rest in Peace with his Lord and Savior. ”
15 of 68 | Posted by: Wanda Martin

“To the entire Rhodes family, Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. What a beautiful life Pete lived. You guys have always been family...Read More »
16 of 68 | Posted by: Sabrina Harris - Friend

“From my family to the Rhodes family. We are sending our condolences and prayers on the Loss of Pete. Good job thy Good and Faithful Servant. ”
17 of 68 | Posted by: Darriel King

“Dear Rhodes Family, I pray for your peace during your time of personal loss. I hope that the God of All Comfort, comforts you as you have comforted...Read More »
18 of 68 | Posted by: Kathy Warren Augustine - Friend

“You all have been such a source of comfort for so many families throughout the years. Now, please know that your entire family is being lifted in...Read More »
19 of 68 | Posted by: Matthew and Lynette Causey

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
20 of 68 | Posted by: Violet Bowers

“My deepest hart felt sympathy to the Rhodes family. Pete is your brother but he is my brother too. ”
21 of 68 | Posted by: Farrell Christophe - Friend

“Pete was a very special person. His very calm demeanor affected everyone in his golden presence. Without the use of lots of words, Pete could...Read More »
22 of 68 | Posted by: Bob Tucker - Friend

“Many prayers for the Rhodes family on your loss. Thank you for dedicated your lives to the people of New Orleans - particularly the African-American...Read More »
23 of 68 | Posted by: Percy Marchand

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
24 of 68 | Posted by: ray worthy

“I last saw Pete in Rouses, 2 days before the storm. We were in a long line, and got to catch up by sharing information about friends and family. He...Read More »
25 of 68 | Posted by: Lillian Thornton

“It was an honor and pleasure to have known Mr. Pete. I always enjoyed our afternoon talks . The world has lost another of the great ones. Rest In...Read More »
26 of 68 | Posted by: Charlie Conrad

“To the family : As you remember and mourn your loss,love one know that you are being thought of with warmth and sympathy ”
27 of 68 | Posted by: Joyce Brown and Percy Dunbar

“I will never forget your kindness and attentiveness for our family in our times of grief. You were a true gentleman. Rest in paradise Pete!! ”
28 of 68 | Posted by: Carol Washington - Friend

“May God bless the Rhodes Family, I know Pete will be missed by everyone who knew him. Sending love to the Rhodes family, the Seymour brothers. ”
29 of 68 | Posted by: Johnnie Seymour - Work

“Our prayers and condolences to the Rhodes Family during this difficult time. Lance Madison...Read More »
30 of 68 | Posted by: Lance Madison

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
31 of 68 | Posted by: Donna Davis

“Our prayers and condolences to the Rhodes Family during this most difficult time. ”
32 of 68 | Posted by: Roseanna and Gregory Pappion

“Sending my condolences to to the Rhodes Family and Community. Rest In Power Mr. Pete, well done. ”
33 of 68 | Posted by: Tammie Banks Warren

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends....Read More »
34 of 68 | Posted by: Cassandra Bolds - Friend

“To: Sandra, Joan,Stephanie and Kathleen. A brother is someone who shares your childhood memories and lifelong dreams. On behalf of your fellow St...Read More »
35 of 68 | Posted by: Gladys Allen - Friend

“Rhodes Family & Staff I offer my deepest condolences. Know that God is always there to comfort and give you strength in a way that only He can....Read More »
36 of 68 | Posted by: Mary DuCre - Friend

“I offer my Deepest Sympathy to the entire Rhodes Family. ”
37 of 68 | Posted by: Pam Williams

“My prayers go with the family, he will be missed by all that knew him. May the Lord watch over the family and friends during this time. ”
38 of 68 | Posted by: Jesse Bradford

“To The Rhodes Family: So sorry to hear of your lost, Memories are the legacy of love.Rest in peace. ”
39 of 68 | Posted by: Ida Freemon & Family .

“Rest in peace my friend. Your presence will be dearly missed. We will miss you so much! Always in our Hearts, Toni (Nguyen) & James Carty ”
40 of 68 | Posted by: Toni Nguyen - Friend

“Rest In Peace, my beautiful cousin. Beautiful in spirit and at heart, my cousin, you will be missed. ”
41 of 68 | Posted by: Lynell Desdunes, Sr. - Family

“So sorry for your loss. Keeping Stephanie & the Rhodes family in our thoughts & prayers. ”
42 of 68 | Posted by: Jim & Yvonne Stoltz

“Praying for the family during this time. May he rest in peace. ”
43 of 68 | Posted by: Merlin and Gail Haydel

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. ”
44 of 68 | Posted by: Cordell Chambliss

“My condolences to the Rhodes family, May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful time together as you celebrate a life well ...Read More »
45 of 68 | Posted by: Denise Jamison - Friend

“Dear Rhodes Family, Our sincere and deepest condolences to all of you. Pete was a very kind and loving person who always greeted you with a smile. ...Read More »
46 of 68 | Posted by: Marvell Cheri Baudy - Friend

“To the Rhodes Families I extend my deepest condolences to you may the Lord continue to bless and keep you remember the Lord love beautiful flowers...Read More »
47 of 68 | Posted by: Dolores Toomer Smith - Friend

“Pete was a very compassionate person. I worked for Rhodes for five years. His wife Sherry and I worked there together. He treated his employees with...Read More »
48 of 68 | Posted by: Paulette Porter-Lucas - Friend

“My deepest sympathy for y'all lossI will miss his kindness and talks. ”
49 of 68 | Posted by: Wendy Batiste - Lacombe, LA

“My sincere condolences to the Rhodes family. May God strengthen and comfort you. Met this young man when I worked for the funeral home in the 60s....Read More »
50 of 68 | Posted by: Evelyn Bell - New Orleans, LA

“My sincere condolences and prayers to the Rhodes family. ”
51 of 68 | Posted by: Dorothy Thomas-Curtis - LA

“Pete was a very influencial person to the business. Just rest assured that he is in the arms of Jesus forever. ”
52 of 68 | Posted by: Doris James - New Orleans, LA

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Pete was very kind to me when I...Read More »
53 of 68 | Posted by: LaKisha Tolliver - New Orleans, LA

“With Deepest Sympathy to the Rhodes Family: Our family is so very sorry for your loss. Your family has been a pillar of strength for all of Louisiana...Read More »
54 of 68 | Posted by: Kay Smith - Metairie, LA

“Our deepest thoughts and prayers to the Rhodes family. May you find some comfort in how loved Pete was by family, friends and community. He will...Read More »
55 of 68 | Posted by: Mike and Avis Bevrotte - LA

“Pete you and your family have always treated me my entire family and friends dignity and respect will ms you good people ”
56 of 68 | Posted by: Maurice Boykin - LA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
57 of 68 | Posted by: Sharon Ogden - Houston, TX

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
58 of 68 | Posted by: violet bowers - New Orleans, LA

“So Sorry for your Loss, may his soul rest in God's perfect peace ”
59 of 68 | Posted by: Deborah Stockman - Albuquerque, NM

“Condolences to the Rhodes family ”
60 of 68 | Posted by: Jeanique Desdunes - New Orleans, LA

“So sorry for your lost. ”
61 of 68 | Posted by: Eddie & ROSE MARIANI - Opelousas, LA

“Sending love and prayers to the Rhodes Family, our deepest condolences ”
62 of 68 | Posted by: Raymond & Joan Heisser - LA

“Our deepest condolences . He will be missed ”
63 of 68 | Posted by: Janice Ancar - Tampa, FL

“Pete was a wonderful friend so sorry to hear this Should have made the call to you Pete But God did his business I miss it you were a kind person....Read More »
64 of 68 | Posted by: JudeaHyde - Friend

“Pete was a wonderful friend so sorry to hear this Should have made the call to you Pete But God did his business I miss it you were a kind person....Read More »
65 of 68 | Posted by: JudeaHyde - Friend

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
66 of 68 | Posted by: Glenda Tabb-Allen

“Rest in peace my friend ”
67 of 68 | Posted by: Sam - Friend

“Mr. Rhodes was an amazing man. I had the privilege of teaching his children at St. Cletus School and some of his other family members at Immaculate...Read More »
68 of 68 | Posted by: Marsha Tross (Tanner) - Teacher


DUPLAIN W. "PETE" RHODES III of New Orleans, LA died September 22, 2021 at the age of 61. He managed Rhodes Limousine Service. A graduate of the Worhsam College of Mortuary Science, he was a member of the Louisiana Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors.