Harold Lloyd Rice

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Harold Lloyd Rice, 88, of Rector, Ark., passed from this life of Sunday December 31, 2017, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Ark. He was born on January 12, 1929, in Corning, Ark., to the late Archie Eldon and Liddy Mae (Bailey) Rice. Harold was a retired farmer and machinest He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Elizabeth Rice; one brother, Ernest Rice, and three sisters, Allice Rice, Martha Arnold and Christine Hart.

Harold is survived by his children, Tony Rice of Rector and Regina Walls of Corning; his granddaughters, Laurie Varner and Jinafer Walls, a great-grandson, Colt Foster, all of Rector; one brother, Gene Rice of Paragould; two sisters: Louise Miller of Paragould and Wilma Kavy of Corning; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 3, in the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector. Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be held in Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.

Those who wish may send condolences to the family by signing the online guestbook at www.irbyfuneralhome.com or visit the funeral home's Facebook page.