Chief Deputy Constable Wayne Rhodes died as the result of complications after contracting COVID-19 while on duty.
Chief Deputy Rhodes had served with the Denton County Constable’s Office – Precinct 2 for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, six children, and 16 grandchildren.
In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.