Jimmy Earl Rice

March 13, 1945 - May 23, 2022
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Downtown
639 North Main Steet
Greenville, SC 29601
Thursday 5/26, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes, Downtown
639 North Main Steet
Greenville, SC 29601
Friday 5/27, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graceland East Memorial Park
2206 Woodruff Rd.
Simpsonville, SC 29681
Friday 5/27, 1:30 pm

Jimmy Earl Rice, 77, husband of the late Billajean (Matthews) Rice, peacefully passed away Monday, May 23, 2022. Born in Mauldin, SC, he was the son of the late William Henry and Nell Perkins Rice. Jimmy was a successful entrepreneur who started R&R Utilities in the late sixties. He was an active business owner andContinue Reading

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Becky Rollins left a message on May 26, 2022:
Billy and Renee, We are so sorry about your Dad. He and your Mom were the first neighbors to meet when we moved to Trend Dr. They were so nice and such great acquaintances and we have treasured their friendship all these years. And our boys have really been glad to get to know you as well. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers over the next coming days and weeks. Love, Becky and Johnny Rollins
Phyllis Gracely left a message on May 25, 2022:
Thoughts and prayers to your family!
Catherine Auerhamer left a message on May 25, 2022:
You will be missed!! RIP
Sandra Lanigan left a message on May 25, 2022:
Sweet Renee, I think you know how much your mom and dad ment to me!! I loved them dearly. They were my children's God Parents and believe me if I ever needed anything they were there for me. I loved keeping you when you were small and your mom kept my kids. Jimmy always had a shoulder for me when needed. Please always know that you were blessed with the best mom and dad God could give you. I know how much they loved you and your daughter. Please know I am only a phone call away even if I do live in Fla. Hope to be able to see you soon and talk about how great your parents were. I have great stories. My heart hurts knowing Jimmy is gone but I know Billa is hugging him tight. Love you. Sandra Coleman Lanigan
Carlson Family left a message on May 25, 2022:
We live across the street at 5 Rene Ct. Jimmy was always so happy when we’d come over to fish in the pond. He would keep us company and chat with us all afternoon. We are thankful to have had the chance to know him. We count ourselves amongst the lucky ones. We’ll be praying for you all. Will, Amy, Josh and Lydia Carlson
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Clarence Blankenship left a message on May 25, 2022:
Family of Jimmy Rice, so sorry to hear of Jimmy’s passing. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I have a lot of good memories when he had R and R Utilities. I treasure his friendship. Clarence Blankenship
Ellen & Larry Batson left a message on May 25, 2022:
So sorry to learn of the passing of such a dear man we called 'friend' for so many years. Knowing he's with his beloved Billa is comforting.
Melody Rice left a message on May 25, 2022:
In memory of Jimmy Earl Rice, Melody Rice lit a candle
Regina Crawford left a message on May 25, 2022:
Tara, Billy, and The Rice Family, You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow. My prayer is that the Holy Spirit will comfort you and bring to remembrance the Joyful times you shared with your loved one. God bless, Aunt Regina and Family
Roger & Patty Beatty left a message on May 25, 2022:
Renee and Billy - we are so very sorry about the loss of your dad. Jimmy will always hold a special place in our hearts, right next to Billa's. We loved him and treasured the times we talked, spent together camping, going to races and just having fun. Please accept our condolences. Hugs to all the Rice family.
Chris Ayers left a message on May 25, 2022:
Praying for the family, neighbors for 25 years and enjoyed Billa and Jimmy very much. He will be missed!
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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