George Rhoades

George Rhoades

George (Chicken George) was born Sept. 21, 1953 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Predeceased by his Mother Winnifred Rhoades, who was very special in his heart.

George will be missed by his three sisters Sharon, Elly, Donna, and brother Jack (Lorna)?Nephews and nieces, they called him Uncle Chickie George. George also has great nephews and nieces. He will also be missed by his Auntie Inez, numerous cousins and Bitz the dog.

George came to Houston in 1975 where he found work at a local mill. He worked there for 34 years.

He started a photography business because photography was his passion. He’s been welcomed into many homes taking wedding pictures, family portraits, grad pictures and passport photos. George took photos of every sport there was in Houston.

He was also President of the Houston Lions Club , helping with the jam pail curling and triathlon for kids. At his home, he would have his friends and neighbours over for a sliding party on New Year’s Eve and an Easter egg hunt during Easter.

George loved summer and winter camping and fishing. He was also a good friend of Santas in the Houston Mall and other organizations. Most of all, he was always there to help with his friends and family. He will be sadly missed by the ones who knew him.

A celebration of George’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 28 at the Houston Community Hall. A luncheon will follow. Everyone is welcome. If you have a story to tell about George, please feel free to talk on the open mike.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Houston Lions Club, Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Envelopes and addresses will be provided.

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