Carl Leon Rice, 72

Carl Leon Rice, 72, of Alexandria, formerly of Pendleton County, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood.

He was born in Gray’s Creek on February 27, 1946, son of the late Wilson Carl and Dora Begley Rice.

Leon was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp., Dallas, TX Police Officer and a huge Golfer.

Surviving his passing are daughter, Kristi (Gary) Lemons and granddaughter, Kenidi Morris.

Visitation will be held 10a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, November 14, 2018, with funeral service to immediately follow, at Peoples Funeral Home in Butler.

Interment will take place at Butler Cemetery under full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 3205, 8261 Alexandria Pike, Alexandria, KY 41001 or Pendleton County Animal Shelter 1314 Bryan Griffin Road, Butler, KY 41006.

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