Patrick C. Rhodes

Patrick C. Rhodes

Suffolk, VA
03.01.1995 - 07.20.2017

Patrick Clark Rhodes “Patty-Boy”, 22, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017. Patrick was born in Norfolk, VA on March 1, 1995 to Jessie and Ginger Rhodes. He graduated from Lakeland High School in Suffolk, VA (Class of 2013). Patrick is predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Jessie L Rhodes; maternal grandfather, Clark E. “Pop Pop” Sessoms; and his aunt, Sarah Rhodes.

Besides his loving parents, he is survived by his brother, Justin Harris; sister, Kelsey Burton and husband, Keith; paternal grandmother, Betty Rhodes; maternal grandmother, Virginia Sessoms; nieces, Adalynn, Stella, and soon to arrive, Scarlett Burton; aunt and uncle, Steve and Debbie Sessoms; many cousins; and pets, Dixie and Marilyn Monroe.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to Life Net, or a charity of your choice in the memory of Patrick C. Rhodes. Condolences may be registered at

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R.W. Baker & Co.
509 W. Washington St.
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States


Such a caring, loving, and sweet young man. Our hearts go out to you and we will always remember the joyous memories we have been privileged to share with Patrick. Love and prayers to you all.

Paul and Lynne Brumund

Ginger, Jessie and family,
There are no words I can offer to ease the pain I know you guys are feeling. Please know that so many people are praying for you all during this very very hard time. May the Lord give you all the strength needed to get through this. Much love!

Paula Smith

Jessie, Ginger,
So sad to hear of Patrick's passing. You have many fond memories to cherish forever. Heaven has gained another angel. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Greg Guertin

Patrick I know you are smiling down upon us and have been reunited with your loved ones and this with tears running down my face brings a slight smile to my face! I don't understand God's plans and may never will until I meet you again face to face! Until then I know you are safe and secure with the I Am & Amazing Grace! I love you!

Nichole Duncan

Jessie and Family,
You have our deepest and heart felt sympathy on the lost of your son. I know words cannot express what you and your family are feeling but I pray that you will look to God for comfort and strength.

Peace and blessings,
Bobby Griffin Code 258 DC

Robert Griffin and Family

What an awesome tribute to this young man. I didn't know Patrick but know many of his friends. It is evident of the love he had for others as well as his family's love for him. God Rest his soul. Prayers for strength and comfort until you meet again.

Tony J Byrd

I didn't know Patrick but my nephew did he was friends with Patrick he was very upset when he heard of Patrick passing my sister said Patrick came by once to see my nephew and said Patrick was a sweet young man words can not explain what you and your family are going through my heart goes out to you all sending my deepest sympathy to you all will be praying for you all

Tonya kelly

Kelsey, Ginger, and Jessie
I am so very sorry for your loss...I will hold dear to me the memories of Patrick getting on the girls nerves at cheering comps! Love, prayers, and hugs to you all! ❤️

Daria Goff

I remember a little boy smiling up at me at Forest Glen a few years ago. He was so full of promise and joy. Patrick was a wonderful student and loved his family. He will always hold a special place in my heart and everyone who knew him at Forest Glen. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and his sister Kelsey who I taught as well. God Bless all of you at this time. Edward Hollowell


Jay & Ginger,
I cannot even begin to understand what you are going through right now, but I would like to offer my prayers and condolences to you and your family. May God reach his ever loving arms around you and comfort you.


Stacy Brown

Ginger, Jay, and Kelsey
My heart is breaking for all of you. I cannot imagine your pain. I pray y'all find comfort in the sweet memories you shared with Patrick. I remember his cute little smile from Sunday School and in Cubbies :) He touched so many. Tiffany was very blessed to have him as a friend. I will be leaving for Myrtle Beach tomorrow morning and unable to attend his service. This also breaks my heart that I can't be there to celebrate this dear life, but I will absolutely be there in spirit! Love you guys,

Jennifer (Hooper) Bero

Ginger, Jay and family:
Words cannot express how are hearts ache for you. We send our love and prayers to all.

David and Kimberly Orr

Ginger, to you and your family, my love and prayers. To lose someone so young is a special kind of tragedy. Please know that all of us are thinking about all of you, loving you and praying for you. God bless you all.

Trish Jernigan Carson

Patrick was one of the most polite young men that I have ever known. He always had a smile and whenever he was here with Sam, he always asked "How are you doing ?". I will miss you sitting with Sam at the edge of the garage late at night. I never could figure out what you and Sam had to talk about that lasted so late into the night. I know you are an angel now. God bless you and your family.

Faye Robertson (Sam's grandmother)

Faye Robertson

This was a beautiful young man that loved life and everyone he met. He had the heart of a child that never wanted to grow up and that is what made him so very special. He will be missed by so many and to lose someone at this age is one of the worst pains any parent will experience. Kelsey, I know you two were so close and your heart will always have a place where his memories will be held so dear by you. And Justin, he was your little buddy and looked up to you and you never let him down. Love to you all and bless your broken hearts.

Shelia D. Ward

I didn't know Patrick but we live in kilby shores and he was friends of my cousin(Dylan farrenkopf). So sorry to hear of your loss. Can't imagine what you're going thru. Prayers.

Candy Nickert

Ginger we are so sorry. There are no words that can ease your pain and heart break. Just know we are all praying for you and will hold you up in our hearts as you deal with this awful time.

Joanne Smith

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