MICHAEL JACK RHODES Mike left this world to be with his heavenly Father on December 2, 2012. He fought a courageous battle against cancer and was surrounded by his family. Mike was born in Riverside, CA on June 10, 1958. He lived his whole life in Rubidoux, CA. He leaves behind his loving wife Cynthia of 37 years, and children, Mike "Bubba" (Erica), Jennifer (Gabriel), Albert (Corrina), David and grandchildren, Jalen, Anthony, Azalia, Mikey, Andrew, Elycia, Gabriel, Ashley, Albert, and Phillip. Mike worked for Burrtec Waste for 23 years. He loved being a trash man. Anyone who knew him, loved him. His generosity, selflessness, big heart, and his infectious smile left a lasting effect on those who had the privilege to know him. His legacy of love is what we all strive for. He will truly be loved and missed. Services to celebrate his life will be on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer, 7944 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA. Viewing is from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. Rosary is at 5:00pm. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 10:00am at St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church, 4268 Lime St Riverside, CA 92501. Burial will be at 11:30am at Olivewood Memorial Park 3300 Central Ave Riverside, CA 92506. Following the service will be a reception from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at VFW Post, 8607 Mission Blvd Riverside, CA.