Charles William Rice

Charles William Rice, 69, of Greenville, husband of Karen McDaniel Rice, died on Saturday, December 24, 2016.

Born in Salem, MO, he was a son of the late Charles Leon Rice and the late Ruby Rice Belt, and step-son of the late Miles Lee Belt.

In addition to his wife, Karen, Mr. Rice is survived by his son, William Brian Rice, and his wife, Lela, of Easley; his daughter, Crystal Rice-Starling, and her husband, Barry, of Greenville; his first wife, Patricia Scheyern Rice, of Greer; step-daughters, Kathy Chapman, and her husband, Anthony, of Simpsonville, and Karla Benson, and her husband, Bernard, of Mauldin; grandchildren, Daisy Starling and Finn Starling; step-grandchildren, James Mills, Stephen Mills, Tyler Chapman, Madison Chapman, Andrew Benson, Lyric Benson, Aria Benson and Levius Benson; a great grandchild, Riley Benson Freeman; a brother, Robert Lee Rice, of KY; and step-sisters, Anna Rae Porter and her husband, Rev. Bub Porter, of KY and Dot Hodge and her husband, Ted Hodge, also of KY.

He was preceded in death by a step-son, Jason Locklear; two step-brothers, Phillip Belt and Roy Belt; and a sister-in-law, Bobbie Rice.

A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM in the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel in Simpsonville.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

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