Edwin Earl ‘Shorty’ Rice, 84, of Greenville

EDWIN-EARL-SHORTY-RICEGREENVILLE, KY., — Edwin Earl ‘Shorty’ Rice, 84, of Greenville passed away on Tuesday morning June 5, 2018 at 8:17am at Riverside Manor in Calhoun. He was born on April 9, 1934 in Muhlenberg County the son of Roy Franklin Rice and Ora Lou Mohon Rice. He was a retired UMWA coal miner for River Queen and Gibraltar and owned Rice Tree Trimming and Snow Removal. He was well-known and loved throughout the county.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers Eual Rice, Roy Rice, Jr., and Darrell Rice, 7n sisters Jewell T. Rice, Retha Coombs, Nell Raye Lee, Mary Croft, Ruth Etta Wilkins, Louise Blackman, and Joyce Ann Doolin.

He is survived by his daughter Teresa (Paul) Gianino of Greenville, 2 grandchildren Jennifer Yevincy of Greenville, and Valentino Gianino of Greenville, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private.

There will be no visitation. 

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