Rhodes Dies at 88

A well-known former disc jockey in the Meridian area has passed away.

Lee Arthur Rhodes died Monday morning at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. He was 88 years old.

Rhodes was the first African-American DJ in Meridian. He played late night blues on WOKK Radio and was known as "The House Rocker".

As of Monday evening, funeral arrangements for Rhodes had not been finalized.


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