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Scott Rice, 64 of Hart, Texas, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Lubbock, Texas. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Hart with the Rev. Donna Lindley and Dr. Gene Meacham officiating. Burial will follow in Hart Cemetery under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home of Dim-mitt. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 16 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Scott was born on August 5, 1954 in Littlefield, Texas to L.J. Rice and Dixie Joyce (Carter) Rice. Scott was raised in Hart, Texas and graduated from Hart High School. He worked for Dimmitt Sulphur Products for 24 years in Dim-mitt. Scott enjoyed listening to gospel music, watching western movies and shooting guns. Scott was very devoted in taking care of his mother before her passing and will always be remembered as a very caring person.

Scott is survived by a brother, Danny Rice of Nazareth, Texas; sister, Robbie Grossman and husband Leo of Hart, Texas; nieces, Kimberlea Coleman and husband Chris of Fayetteville, North Carolina,, Kandee Grossman and boyfriend Eric Montes of Lubbock, Texas, Tisha Gerber and husband Marty of Nazareth, and Brandi Rice and husband, John Foley of El Paso, Texas; nephews, Ramey Rice and wife Jennifer of Dimmitt, Texas, and Jay Grossman of Hart; along with seven great-nieces.

Scott is preceded in death by his parents; and a sister-in-law, Shelly Rice.

The family has requested memorials be made to the Hart Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 193, Hart, TX 79043.

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