Charles Rice

Sunrise: November 8, 1967

Sunset: July 2, 2019

Charles Edward Rice was born November 8, 1967 in Brooklyn, New York to  Charles Edward Baskerville and Betty S. Rice-Scott. Charles was his first name, but he  preferred people to call him “Rice.” Rice grew up in Brooklyn, New York but later moved
to Virginia and met the love of his life, Dominique Patrice Mitchell. They soon wedded on March 8, 2000. Rice was employed with Corman Construction, he was a very dedicated employee, where he was soon rewarded for his efforts to a lead position as a Foreman.

He was preceded in death by his mother Betty S. Rice-Scott, father Charles Edward Baskervillie, father in law Linwood Mitchell,
and grandson Roarhe Bey.

Rice leaves to cherish his loving memories his wife Dominique Mitchell-Rice, daughter Chandra Mitchell, granddaughter Ahmoorah Bey, Brothers: Lorenzo Rice and David Rice, also known as his brothers Leonard “Bolo” Marshall,  Antjuan “Smoke” Marshall, brother-in-law Durell Mitchell, mother and father-in-law Carolyn and Felton Smith, Uncle Salim and Tara Talib, Aunt Willie Belle Wade, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Rice was a hardworking man who was deeply devoted to his family. Family was his number one priority but he always made an effort to help out other family members and friends in any way he could. Rice  a man of few words but many actions. In the hours he wasn’t working, Rice loved to cook for his family and with his sense of humor he kept us entertained. When our lives got tough, Rice never gave up, but he always preserved till he got the desired results.

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    Shawn Washington says

    I didn’t get a chance to say goodbye to my friend, Rice. But Rest in Peace, Brother.

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    Marlene Smith says

    Going to miss seeing you running into the office or passing by in your truck, always rushing , always a smile on your face, always making everyone smile.
    You will be remembered!

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    chante N.Kee says

    Oh how I still can’t believe you are gone. I will miss you calling me big head and checking on me. I love you uncle Rice.
    Love Chante’

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    Sherrie says

    Wow my Fellow Brooklyn friend..Damn I moved down but we never managed to get our families together..I’m not sure what happened but one thing I do know You changed for the better and I salute u Rice..Time is of the essence and it waits for no one..I’m sorry I took time for granted..
    RIP my Friend until we meet again God Blessings be upon u while u Rest in Eternal peace

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