Charles Fredrick Rhein, 77, of Sherwood, died March 6, 2018 He started his amazing journey, we call life, on December 14th, 1940 in Almyra, Arkansas to the late Ralph and Bertie Redden-Rhein. As a child his family moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas where his passion for farming and being outdoors only thrived. Also preceded in death by daughter, Freda Joan ''Joanie'' Rhein; brother; Joe Eddie Rhein; sisters, Freda Lathem and Lois Beverly.
''Fred or Charlie'' as we all lovingly know him attended Stuttgart High School, where he met and married his high school sweetheart, Patricia Cunningham on Christmas Day in 1958. Never one to slow down, the very next day Fred began his very fruitful career with the telephone company as lineman. Fred also was a Freemason.
Fred is survived by his wife, Patricia Joan Cunningham Rhein; two sons, Charles Fredrick ''Ricky'' Rhein, Jr. (Angie) of Swan Lake, Larry Rhein (Lori) of Harrison; daughter, Melody Rhein of Sherwood; seven grandchildren: Travis Squires, Jamie Bryant, Melissa Shamlin-Chapman, Jeffery Squires, Blake Rhein, Donnie Shamlin, Eric Rhein; 13 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Shirley Higgerson (Claude) of Stuttgart and Joyce Barthelemy of Dallas, TX.
Funeral Service will be 1:00 P.M., Friday, March 9, 2018 at Roller-Owens Funeral Home, 5509 John F. Kennedy Blvd, North Little Rock, AR 72116. Burial to follow at Rest Hills Memorial Park in North Little Rock. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM Thursday night at the funeral Home.