Lewis Earl Rice was born in Union, SC on December 25. 1955 to the late Robert Rice and Lillie Ruth He was a former employee of Cannon Roofing. He was well known in the community and liked by many. He was a loyal New York Giants fan. Whenever you saw him, he was wearing read and blue. He was preceded in death by both parents, his wife, Connie Eison; brothers, Reverend Daniel Wesley and Willie James Rice; sisters, Linda Jean Ferguson, Brenda Jean Smith, Lizzie Ruth Hines; and brother-in-law, Raymond Hines. He leaves to cherish fond memories to three daughters, Vanessa (Keshaun) Porter, Shondonnya (Datron) Cohen, and Cyterria Eison; six sons, Dejuan Rice, Lamonte (Marsha) Cheek, Cedrick Green, Darris Rice, Demond Green, Jimmie Green; two sisters, Mamie (Johnny) Harris and Sarah Williams; two brothers, Robert (Modestine) Rice and Dennis (Darlene) Rice; two aunts, Patricia and Nathalee Moorman; fifteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Rickey Ferguson and Erick Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins, Lewis passed away January 29, 2021 in Spartanburg Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021 in the Chapel of Community Mortuary. The family will receive friends at the home. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.
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