OBITUARY

Rice E. Walton

October 18, 1927June 14, 2013

Rice E. Walton, 85, of Liberty died Friday, June 14, 2013, at Reid Hospital, Richmond. Rice was born in Estelle County, Kentucky on October 18, 1927, to Luther B. and Flossie Warford Walton. He came here from Kentucky when he was 18. On September 26, 1950, Rice joined the U.S. Army and served in the 516th Signal Company being discharged on November 28, 1956. He was employed at Ford Plant in Connersville retiring in 1993 with 28 years of service. He married Virginia on December 29, 1989 at the Liberty Church of Christ. He was a member of the Crooked Creek Christian Church in Kentucky. Rice enjoyed hunting, gardening, keeping a perfect yard, but his greatest love was sports of all types. He proved that by supporting the Union County Patriots by attending all the local games here in town. Rice is survived by his wife Virginia, three daughters: Brenda Joyce Healy and Edward; Patricia Ann Beckett; and Karen Sue Leonard and Kirby all of Liberty; a brother: Nelson Walton of Louisville, Kentucky; a sister: Lillie Mae McCarty of Coca, Florida; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Rice was preceded in death by four brothers: JB, Ottis, Glen, and Dewey; and three sisters: Stella, Evie, and Emma. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, June 16, at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Fosdick Chapel, Liberty, with Ned Noble officiating. Burial will follow in West Point Cemetery with Military Graveside Services by American Legion Post # 122 and VFW Post # 1472. Friends may visit at the Funeral Home 12:00 noon Sunday until time of the service where memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. For additional information and to send condolences or memories, go to www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, June 16, 2013
  • Funeral Service Sunday, June 16, 2013
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mary hochadel

June 18, 2013

We are deeply saddened by your loss. May you be comforted in the sure and perfect knowledge of the reserection. God Bless
you all. Arthur Mansfield' children.
Mary, Duluth, Ona, and Myrtle

DAISIE L ( FARTHING ) SPARKS

June 17, 2013

I WOULD LIKE TO SHARE MY SYMPHANY FOR RICE WALTON OF ESTILL COUNTY ,IRVINE , KENTUCKY. TO HIS FAMILY AND LOVE ONES I DONT KNOW HIS FAMILY BUT WE WENT TO SCHOOL TOGEATHER CROOKED CREEK SCHOOL AT NOLAND KY. LIVE MABEY A MILE APART.MAY GOD BLESS THE FAMILY AND HOLD THIER HANDS THROUGH THIS TIME LOVE AND PRAYERS . TO ALL.
MAY GOD BLESS

Susie Carr (Clevenger)

June 17, 2013

Karen & Family... Thinking of you at your time of loss... Keep the happy memories close to your hearts and your dad will forever be with you... Keeping you all in my prayers... God Bless all of you...

Bill & Debbie Collett

June 16, 2013

We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and may God give you and your family Comfort and Peace at this time. We are sorry that we can not be there as you know we love you and your family. He will be greatly missed.

Bill and Debbie Collett
Shane and Hannah Collett

American Heart Association

June 16, 2013

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

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