Passed away after a lengthy illness, on April 5, 2022, Reginald Blair Rice, at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Care Center, Grand Falls-Windsor. He was 47 years of age. He was predeceased by his grandparents Baxter and Gladys Rice; Selby and Loretta Brent.
Blair finished his high school education in Botwood and then took a Heavy Equipment Operator and Tractor Trailer Driving Course in Coombs Cove, NL. He then moved to Alberta for work. Blair moved to Ontario five years ago, where he spent his time working until the Covid outbreak, which caused a shortage of work. Blair moved back to Cottrell`s Cove, NFLD. About a year ago, Blair developed some medical problems which continued to worsen but he enjoyed his time at his home in Cottell`s Cove.
Blair leaves to mourn his son Austin Kary; daughter Varee Kary; parents Reginald and Sylvia Rice; sister Vicki (Micheal Hynes), many other relatives and friends. Father Moses will conduct the funeral service on Friday, April 8, 2022 at 11:30 A.M. Interment to follow at the Roman Catholic Cemtery, Botwood.
For anyone attending the funeral service, the family would appreciate a mask being worn at all times, thank you.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Reginald
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hoskins Funeral Homes-Botwood