8/13/2020 4:32:00 PM Joan Nicole "Nic" Rice August 3, 1985 - August 6, 2020
IRON STATION, N.C. - Nic Rice, 35, formally of Kingsport, Tenn. passed away at home in Iron Station on Thursday morning August 6, 2020.
Nic was born on Saturday August 3, 1985. She graduated from Mooresville Senior High in 2004. There she won 1st place for her art work on the County level, and went on to win 2nd place at the State level. Her art talent included several different types of medium. She learned to hunt and fish at a very early age. She took down her first deer at the age of nine. She was happiest when she had a line in the water. She loved wholeheartedly, she always saw the best in people and always tried to make you laugh or smile. Her Real True love was her Niece and Nephew. Nic loved drawing, doing tattoos, all types of music, binge watching shows, fishing, family and friends. She loved pets, especially dogs. Nic was a big kid at heart and always had an infectious smile. She left her mark on the world and everyone she met.
Nic is survived by her fur baby Stella Rice 7-months old. Her mother Angela Stills and stepfather Chris Stills of Catawba; father Chris Rice of Monroe; brother Christopher Rice (Stephanie) of Boiling Springs, S.C.; stepsister Elyssa Stills of Statesville; maternal grandmother Joan M. Price of Iron Station; maternal grandfather John B. Weck (Gloria) of Nicholson, Ga.; paternal grandfather James R. Rice of Marshville; great-aunts Sandra Weck, Susan Jackson (Mike), Betty Hrinko (Mike), Della Hopkins, and great-uncle Eddie Montgomery (Wanda) all from Georgia; uncle Michael Price (Lora), Huntersville; uncle Scott Price (Missy) Gastonia; Kelly Price Day of Center, N.Y.; Daniel Rice (Dianne) of Concord; Jimmy Rice of Morven; aunt Cathy Mullis of Newton; cousins, Jessica Rice Simpson, Jamie Lynn Rice, Alisha Rice Brown, James (Nick) Rice, Danielle Mullis, Mason Price, Maddox Price and Jeremiah Labrake; niece Jillian A. Rice; nephew Everette W. Rice; and countless friends.
Nic is preceded in death by her fur baby Snickers; grandfather Phillip C Price; great-grandmother Mini Alice Weck; great-grandfather John W. Weck; grandmother Evelyn G. Rice.
Nic will be greatly missed and our hearts will never be the same. We Love you Nic!
A Celebration of Nic's life will be Saturday August 15, 2020 at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home located at 118 S. Carolina Ave., Maiden NC 28650, 828-428-2136
Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. with the Memorial Service to follow at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.
The family will have a Private Memorial Service at a later date.
Goodin-Drum Funeral Home of Maiden, N.C. is serving the Rice family.