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Debo Funeral Home

833 Court Street, Fulton, MO

OBITUARY

Joseph Louis Rice

November 2, 1962July 7, 2020
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Joseph Louis Rice, 57, of Fulton, MO passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at his home in Fulton, MO.

Joseph was born on November 2, 1962 in Eureka, MO the son of Robert Dale Rice and Donna J. (Welty) Rice. He attended Fulton Public School in Fulton, MO. Joe was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and being surrounded by his family and friends.

Survivors include: his mother, Donna Snook (Robert) of Fulton, MO; two sons, Jody Holt (Chelsea Mann) of Springfield, MO and Jeremy Rice of Columbia, MO; three daughters, Elizabeth Rice (Eric Brantley) of Springfield, MO, Chrissy Rice (Matt Baumann) of Springfield, MO and Nacole Whittier (Doug) of Mountain Home, ID; four brothers, Timothy Rice (Bobbie) of Fulton, MO, Robert Rice of Kennett, MO, Maurice Bishop (Kenzie Archer) of Fulton, MO and Joseph Snook (Rose) of Fulton, MO; three sisters, Angel Kinney (Ken) of Fulton, MO, Jenny Quick (Gary) of Fulton, MO and Penny Snook (Brad Walker) of Kingdom City, MO; thirteen grandchildren Morgan, Gavin, Ethan, Ryder, Reagan, Eldon, Haylee, Ryann, Lavonne, Whitney, Kavion, Kaelynn, Izaiah and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Dale Rice; one brother, Daniel Snook and his grandparents.

Visitation will be from 10:00 am – 11:00 am on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Debo Funeral Home. Memorial service will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Gilbert Sing and Rev. Martha Benningfield officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus, c/o Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court St, Fulton, MO 65251.

  • FAMILY

  • Donna Snook (Robert), Mother
  • Jody Holt (Chelsea Mann), Son
  • Jeremy Rice, Son
  • Elizabeth Rice (Eric Brantley), Daughter
  • Chrissy Rice (Matt Baumann), Daughter
  • Nacole Whittier (Doug), Daughter
  • Timothy Rice (Bobbie), Brother
  • Robert Rice, Brother
  • Maurice Bishop (Kenzie Archer), Brother
  • Joseph Snook (Rose), Brother
  • Angel Kinney (Ken), Sister
  • Jenny Quick (Gary), Sister
  • Penny Snook (Brad Walker), Sister
  • Robert Dale Rice, Father (deceased)
  • Daniel Snook, Brother (deceased)
  • Joe is also survived by twelve grandchildren; Morgan, Gavin, Ethan, Ryder, Reagan, Eldon, Haylee, Ryann, Lavonne, Whitney, Kaelynn, Izaiah,
    several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, brother and grandparents.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 18, 2020

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, July 18, 2020

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Chrissy Rice

July 15, 2020

Your Fight is Over. Please know I have always loved you and we will take care of each other down here! I will always be Daddy's Little Mushroom hunter! May we meet again! Play a tune for the family up there❤

Jennifer Quick

July 13, 2020

We will get to see the mountains and ocean one day. Thanks for being my big brother. You are always with me in my heart. Later Gator. .. See ya soon Baboon!!!!

Todd Phillips

July 12, 2020

Fly high brother! Watch over us all! I remember the time early spring, you, me, Tim, and my late brother Jeff went to the quarry pits close by and decided to go for a swim in our skivies! Man that was cold and refreshing! God bless all family and friends!

Christina Barham

July 11, 2020

I remember when we lived on Jefferson Street and we first met you all. I knew that our lives would be forever changed for the better! I love you all and I am so sorry that the Lord took such a great man! I know we can't change his mind but at least he is no longer in pain.

Elizabeth Rice

July 10, 2020

We love you dad!

Teresa Harrison and The Harrison family

July 9, 2020

To the Rice Family, we've known each other for a LIFE time now. Joe your home now. No more pain , no more crying , no more suffering . God has put you on the wings of white doves [ the angels] Fly away my friend fly away. Until we meet again. MRS. Donna, Angel and family please let us know if we can help in any kind of way. We are truly sorry. Norma , James (Dub) Teresa , James Jr , Robert , Mike , Lori Harrison. May God BRING you peace. We love all of you.

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