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Davis Christopher Grice: Tabor City

1937 – 2019

     Davis Christopher “T-Boo” Grice of Tabor City died Monday, June 17, in the Lower Cape Hospice and LifeCareCenter in Whiteville. He was 82.

     T-Boo was sick, tired and ready to go home to be his Lord. He departed from this world on June 17, 2019 to be with Jesus and his beloved family that left this world before him. He was born January 22, 1937 in Horry County. He entered this world to fulfill his destiny that God had for him. Davis worked many different jobs throughout his life. In 1985 he started Grice Construction, which installed sea walls, docks and pilings for new homes. After retiring January 2, 2000, he enjoyed traveling, fishing, building Martin bird houses and visiting with family. He loved spending quality time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

     He is survived by his wife, Joanne Goff Grice; best friend and companion for fourteen years, his beloved dog, Daisy; children, Nina Matthews (Bob) of Longs, David Grice (Darlene) of Nakina, Brian Grice (Wanda) of Whiteville, Sherry Harrelson (Terry) of Whiteville, and Tracie Grice of Tabor City; one sister, Shirley Grice Bass; one brother, Willard Grice; 10 grandchildren, Chris Gaskins, Aaron Oxendine, Rebecca Hill, Joshua Grice, Andrienne Elkhart, Victoria Harrelson, Austin Harrelson, Courtney Spivey, Cody Hunt and Lee Byrd; and nineteen great grandchildren.

     He was preceded in death by parents, Lonnie Grice and Mazell Bozeman Grice; one son, Bryan Lucas Gaskins; one brother, Maxie Grice; and two sisters, Agnes Grice Davis and Lura Grice Buck.

     Funeral services were planned for 6 p.m. Thursday, June 20 in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the chapel.

     A guest register is available here.