Cullman Heritage Funeral Home
Paul Edwin Rice Sr.
Paul Edwin Rice Sr., 80, was born July 17, 1933, the son of Golden Park Rice and Bill Rice. He went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. He leaves behind his loving wife of 53 years, Betty Chambers Rice; his son, Eddie (Allison) Rice; and two special grandchildren, Kevin and Kelsey Rice.
Paul was a salesperson and southeastern sales regional manager for Texas Refinery Corporation. He worked with this company for 27 years and had the privilege to travel to many places such as Mexico, Hawaii and Haiti, Bahamas. He is a past Masters of the Masons and also served as a member and chairman of the East Cullman Water Board from 1984 to his retirement in 2002.
The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery and Dr. David Chambers will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to First Baptist Church of Fairview.
Pallbearers will be Bill Butler, Mike Wilson, Gene Pinkard, Tim Hodge, Eddie Dahlke and Jimmy Carter and honorary pallbearers are Roy Garrison, Mark Whisenhunt and Jerry Sandlin.