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Walter Edward Rice

Obituary Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Mr. Walter Edward Rice, age 78, of Jefferson, who passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. Mr. Rice was born on May 27, 1931 in Woodruff, SC, a son to the late James and Alpha Mae Trammel Rice. Mr. Rice was an Engineer with General Time-Westclox and was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his brother, Boyce Rice.

Survivors include wife, Diane Rice, Jefferson; sons, Rusty Rice, Milledgeville and Steve Rice, Danielsville; daughters, Vicky Martin, Comer and Mary Wood, Rutledge; step-children, Scott Wilkes, Jefferson and Keith Wilkes, Anderson, SC; sister, Brenda Hardeman; 14 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, and 3 step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 14, 2009 at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Rev. Eric Shelton officiating. The burial will follow in the Evans Memory Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be Brad Rice, Garrett Rice, Daniel Martin, Adam Martin, Russell Rice and Kevin Hardeman. The visitation will be held on Thursday from 6-8pm at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson. 706-367-5467.

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Funeral Date
08/14/2009 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Evans Funeral Home