Manuel "Yogi" Rice, Jr., 58, of 304 Lukesville Road, Buffalo, SC passed Saturday morning, February 24, 2018. A native of Union County, SC, he was the son of Lillie Pearl Jeter Rice and the late Manuel Rice, Sr. He was and employee of Bill and Fran's Restaurant. He was a member of Saint Luke Baptist Church and a graduate of Union High School. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Yvonne Rice. He is survived by his mother, Lillie P. Rice of Buffalo, SC; one son, Courtney Rice of Buffalo, SC; three grandchildren; six brothers, Nelson Ray (Patricia) Rice of Jonesville, SC, Steve Rice of Seattle, WA, Larry Wayne (Patsy) Rice of GA, Paul D. Rice of Columbia, SC, Jeffrey S. (Debra) Rice of Gaffney, SC, and Anthony G. Rice of Columbia, SC; two sisters, Carol E. Thomas of Buffalo, SC and Shirley A. (Melvin) Young of Union, SC; his companion, Gloria Chapman; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services will be held 2 pm Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Saint Luke Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.
Ceremony Location Saint Luke Baptist Church 718 Lukesville Road Buffalo, SC 29321
Burial Location Saint Luke Baptist Church Cemetery 718 Lukesville Road Buffalo, SC 29321