His life has been filled with love, laughter, service, children, and the friendly skies. Born in Tipton County, Tennessee, Sam Rhodes spent nearly 70 years in law enforcement with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Collierville Police Department.
As the captain for TeamHOPE in the St. Jude Memphis Marathon, Chris Hope and hundreds of fundraising heroes have raised more than $560,000 for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital -- helping families with children who are in the fight of their lives, emotionally, financially and socially.
While many of our healthcare workers are battling coronavirus cases -- our everyday heroes are delivering meals, providing rides, donating clothes, shopping for groceries and cleaning homes and businesses.
With all of our health care workers, police officers, firefighters and other first responders putting themselves at risk on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, how could we pick just one Mid-South hero for April?