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Robert Rhea Radley

June 17, 1932 — February 5, 2023

Robert Rhea Radley, 90, of Sour Lake, Texas, passed away on February 5, 2023, in Beaumont, Texas.

Funeral services will be at 2:00pm, Thursday, February 9, 2023, at First Baptist Church in Sour Lake, Texas. Officiating will be Reverend Tony Thornton of First Baptist Church in Sour Lake, Texas. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery in Sour Lake, Texas.

Visitation will be held 1:00pm, Thursday, at First Baptist Church in Sour Lake, Texas.

Born in Hull, Texas, on June 17, 1932, he was the son of Ernest Elmer Radley, and Virginia Ruth Radley. Rhea was the kindest person anyone could meet. He had a big heart and was willing to help anyone in need. Rhea was a proud Veteran of the United States Army. He started his work journey in the oil field before joining his father at Radley Electric. Later Rhea and his son Steven started their own father son company of Rheaco Oil Co. He loved square dancing with his wife Beverly and friends. He was a former member of the Sour Lake Volunteer Fire Department. Rhea was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who will be deeply missed by all who loved him during his journey through life.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Eva Provost for her love and kindness in the many hours she spent taking care of him in his final weeks. Another special thank you to Elizabeth Santa Cruz for her love and affection towards the family.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Elmer Radley, and Virginia Ruth Radley; his brothers Charles Radley, Howard Radley, and Glen Radley.

He is survived by his wife of 71years Beverly Radley; his son Steven Radley; his grandchildren Michelle Radley and Christopher Radley; his great grandchildren Tyler, Kaylee, Koltyn, Penelopy, Kiley, and Bailey Jo; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

Serving as pallbearers will be Christopher Radley, Tyler Tolbert, Don Radley, Terry Radley, Kade Melancon, Toby Tolbert, and Guy Gatewood. Honorary pallbearers are Koltyn Tolbert, Buddy Radley, Larry Bronstad, and Colt Williams.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society donate3.cancer.org and First Baptist Church of Sour Lake 765 6th St Sour Lake, Tx 77659.
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Visitation

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Sour Lake

765 6th Street, Sour Lake, TX 77659

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church Sour Lake, Texas

, Sour Lake, TX 77659

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