Mr. Joe Rice, the son of the late Chester and Clara Louise Waggner Rice was born Saturday, October 12, 1954 in Campbellsville, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017 in Lebanon at the Springview Hospital. He was 62 years, 5 months and 25 days of age.
He was the caretaker of Brookside Cemetery in Campbellsville, where he spent endless hours to always make sure the cemetery looked beautiful when families came to visit. It was very rare that he was not working, but when time allowed, he loved to fish.
Survivors include his children: Joseph Rice and wife Rachel. Thomas Rice and companion Brittany Eagle and Chris Rice and wife Brittany, all of Greensburg, Joseph Dye and Scotty Dye both of Campbellsville and Billy Dye of Lebanon; his longtime companion: Kathy Dye of Lebanon; 16 grandchildren, 1 expectant grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral service for Mr. Joe Rice will be Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. in the chapel of the L.R. Petty Funeral Home in Campbellsville with burial to follow in the Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.
Bro. J.T. Jeffries will be officiating.
Family requests visitation after 10 AM Wednesday at the funeral home.
Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 1:00pm, LR Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Servce
Campbellsville Memorial Gardens