Melvin Rice Sr., 77, of Pine Bluff passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012. He was born June 16, 1935 to the late Caldonia Coleman.
Survivors include his children; Melvin Rice Jr., DeCarlo Rice, Tyrone Rice, Melchesadeck Rice, Derrick Rice, Demistius Burks, Grinarda Tatum, Capri Rice, Tina Culclager, Catrease Dixson, Rosie Rice and Mary Rice. Step-children; Louis Cobbs, Stacy Cobbs, Tequila Reed and Tameka Reed. Sisters; Shirley Mott, Angela Graves, Debra Grundy and Doris Graves, Brothers; Leotis Parker, Jerthro Parker, Andrew Parker, Howard Graves and Meredith Graves, 62 Grandchildren, 20 Great-Grandchildren and two Great-Great Grandchildren.
Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 30 , 2012 at First Trinity COGIC.
Burial will be in Cypress Memorial Gardens by Christian Way Funeral Home.
Visitation will be today from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family will be at 2006 West 9th Street.