Thomas Dale Rice passed away on January 7, 2017, at the age of 72. He was born to the late William Rice and Marion (Day) Rice Johnson on December 18, 1944, in Chicago, IL.
He served his early years in the United States Navy.
He is survived by sons, Daniel Rice, Chuckey Rice (Teresa), Dustin Rice (Donna); daughters, Celest Wade, Lori Craft (John), Anita Marie Rice; brothers, Timothy Rice (Carmen), Lee Johnson; sister, Judy Johnson; eleven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Dicky Rice.
Visitation is Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee from 5:00 pm until 6:00 pm. A memorial service will follow in the chapel at 6:00 pm.
Arrangements are entrusted with Tutor Funeral Home of Magee.