Rodney Noles

1965 - March 12, 2024

MR. RODNEY THOMAS NOLES, age 58, of Eastman, GA, died Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at his residence.

Obituary for Rodney Noles

MR. RODNEY THOMAS NOLES, age 58, of Eastman, GA, died Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at his residence.

 A celebration of life service will be held at 2:00PM Friday, March 15, at Antioch #1 Baptist Church, with Rev. Trey Benton officiating.

 Rodney was born in Eastman, GA, attended Grace Baptist Church for many years, and was a 1983 graduate of Dodge County High School. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he served his country faithfully for six years and was stationed at Fort Bragg. Upon leaving the military, he worked for over nineteen years with Gilman Paper Company as a shipping manager. In 2007, he started SEARS in Eastman and later worked for Massingill Appliance and Massingill Expert Services for several years. He later opened M & M Gun and Pawn in 2017, where he was the owner and operator. Rodney was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, and son. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing, and spending time on the river, with his wife and all his friends. He spent his entire life always putting others before himself. He was a talented handyman who could fix just about anything he set his mind to. Rodney was preceded in death by his Father, Johnny Lawrence “Shorty” Noles, Brother, Larry Noles, Father-in-law, Billy Rykard, and Sister-in-law, Sasha Evans.

 He is survived by his Loving and Dedicated Wife – Kimberly Rykard Noles of Eastman, GA; Daughter – Taylor Noles Conley (Jeffrey Turner) of Rhine, GA; Son – Brooks Bennett-Noles of Eastman, GA; Grandchildren – Tinley Rae Conley, Emma Turner, Clare Herlovich, Jhett Turner, and Chance Turner, all of Rhine, GA; Mother – Jolene Beauchamp Noles of Eastman, GA; Sister – Linda Noles Benton (Benny) of Eastman, GA; Mother-in-law – Helen Miller Evans (Stan) of Eastman, GA; Sisters-in-law and Brothers-in-law – Kristie Rykard Whitley (Kyle) and Kyle Evans (Samantha), both of Savannah, GA; Nieces and Nephews – Dr. Misti Benton Patel (Biren), Trey Benton (Kerri), Skyla Benton, Madison Mullis, Payton Evans, and Asher Evans; Several Aunts and Uncles; Numerous Cousins and Friends.

 The family may be contacted at the Noles residence, 773 Jim Ross Rd., Eastman, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to the Gary Sinise Foundation, or the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research,

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