Louis Rhynes Jr.

Born: Sun., Sep. 20, 1936
Died: Wed., May 9, 2018


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wed., May 16, 2018
Location: Minor - Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Wed., May 16, 2018
Location: Minor - Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.

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Louis Rhynes, Jr. was born on September 20, 1936 by way of Louis Rhynes, Sr. and Willie Mae Stewart in Hazelhurst, Mississippi. He passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Louis moved to the Joliet area in his early twenties. He worked hard as a motor repair technician for over 30 years at Keck Electric. After retirement, he moved to Hayti, Missouri, and then later returned to Joliet. Louis married his soulmate, Mary on March 27, 1997. He is preceded in death by his parents; his maternal and paternal grandparents; son, Larry John Tee; five sisters; two brothers; and his step-daughter, Darlene Newell. Louis leaves to cherish his memories; his loving wife, Mary Rhynes; his daughter, Dorothy K. Winters of Metcalfe, MS; sister, Sally (J.D.) Shepperd of Greenville, MS; three brothers, Coy (Thelma) Rhynes of Grapeland, MS, Roy (Jean) Rhynes of Detroit, MI and John (Lessie) Rhynes of Flint, MI; six step-children, John (Jacqueline) Reed of San Diego, CA, Eva (Eugene) Palmer of Atlanta, GA, James Reed of Joliet, IL, Eva (David) Hester of Joliet, IL, Gregory (Jillian) Reed of Madison, WI and Mary Reed of Atlanta, GA; five grandchildren five great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

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