Mr. Roy “Neely” Cornelius Rice, 63 years old of Ridgeland, South Carolina, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Memorial Medical Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. Roy graduated from Ridgeland High School, where he enjoyed playing football and basketball, he also ran track. Most of all he loved playing basketball. After graduation, Roy started working for Malphrus Construction Company as a Heavy Equipment Operator and Okatie Construction for several years.


Roy accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior and decided to become a member of Carey Hill Baptist Church in Ridgeland, South Carolina. He loved his family and his family truly loved him.

 Roy is survived by his daughter; Kandie (Woodrow) Medlock, Three Grandchildren, One loving and caring sister; Edna Cuyler, Three brothers; Hadress (JoAnne) Rice, Jr., Kenneth Rice, Sr. and Edward A. Rice, One sister in law; Nancy K. Rice. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, along with other family members and friends.

 A Walk-Thru is being held on Monday, November 23, 2020 at Bostick Funeral Home Chapel in Ridgeland, South Carolina from 5-7 PM

 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, remember to keep in mind, social distancing, and keeping six feet apart, and no more than five people at a time.

                                                                       PLEASE WEAR A MASK!

 A Graveside Service will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020; 11:00 AM at Button Cemetery in Ridgeland, South Carolina  

 Considering the COVID-19 Pandemic, it is recommended by the South Carolina Mortician Association, Inc. to encourage families to have a graveside service with a small gathering of family and friends!