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512 North Ridgeway Dr.
Cleburne, TX 76033
Phone: 817-648-0522
Fax: 817-556-0070
Orval Rice

Orval W. Rice

Monday, October 3rd, 1932 - Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Service for Orval W. Rice, 86, of Cleburne will be conducted 2:00 P.M., Friday, February 1, 2019 in the Crosier- Pearson Cleburne Chapel. Pastor Neale Oliver will officiate. Burial will follow in Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday at 12:30 prior to the service.

Orval W. Rice passed away January 28, 2019 in Cleburne. He was born October 3, 1932 in Bosque County, Texas to William Wesley and Lucy Alberta (Pugh) Rice. He married Billie Marie Pritchard on March 19, 1959 in Cleburne.

He was an electrician for the Atchison Topeka Santa Fe Railroad before retiring. Orval was a U.S, Navy veteran who served on the Battleship USS New Jersey during the Korean War. He was a rancher and an avid hunter..

Orval is survived by his wife, Billie Marie Rice; sons, Barry Rice and wife Jaimee and Gary Rice; grandchildren Ally Rice and Jason Rice; great grandchildren Katina Rice and Haley Rice; brother, Wayne Rice and wife Sara; sisters, Christine Marsh, Shirley Kettler and Doris Morris and several nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers in law and sisters in law.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Crawford Rice, Hubert Rice and Gene Rice; sisters Margarite Dempsey, Ruby Case and Willie Mae Garner
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 1st, 2019 | 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Friday, February 1st, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Funeral Home
    512 North Ridgeway Dr.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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  • Service

    Friday, February 1st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Friday, February 1st, 2019 2:00pm
    Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel
    512 N. Ridgeway Dr.
    CLEBURNE, TX 76033
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  • Interment

    Rosehill Cemetery
    405 Waters St.
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Posted at 11:16am
My prayers and thoughts for Billie and family Orville was my best friend will miss our laughter and Friday morning breakfast you will be missed.I know he is watching over the the big herd know.

Jerry and Janet

Posted at 06:55pm
We are thinking of you during this difficult time.
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Clarence & Kay Amy & Bobby & Clay Brian Rachel

Posted at 02:55pm
We will miss our beloved Brother in law and special uncle to our children . We have so many fun memories. We love you Orval Billie Barry Jaime & All
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Danny and Julianne Richardson

Posted at 06:34pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. We love you guys and treasure our memories of Orville.
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