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Hugh J. Tice Jr.

H.J. Tice Jr., 86, of Ellisville, MS, left this world for his heavenly home March 10, 2019 at Greene Rural Nursing Center in Leaksville, MS. He was born in Meridian, MS to Hugh J. Tice Sr. and Claudia Mae Shirley Tice.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Ellisville Funeral Home in Ellisville, MS. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Ellisville Funeral Home with burial to follow in Memorial Gardens of Laurel, MS. Bro. Johnny Bryant and Bro. Shane Giadrasich will officiate. Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (601) 477-3797

H.J. retired from the GM&O/ICG railroad in 1992 after 41 years of service. He was a veteran and called Sgt. Tice by many of his friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Roland Tice and siblings, Louise Tice, Vernon Tice, James Tice, and Mary Quinn.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patsy Sullivan Tice; sons, Mark Tice (Tina), Hugh Tice III (Paula) and Dale Tice; daughters, Sharon Truelove (Danny), Sheila Tice, Beth West (Jimmy), Bridget Morgan (David), Dixie McCollough (Lee); 25 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; numerous nephews and nieces and his dog Lulu.

Pallbearers will be grandsons, Eric Pickard, Kyle Tice, Denny Butts, Levi Williams, Forest Johnston, Austin Morgan, Brandon Morgan, and Elisha Tice.

Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons, John Wood, Clay Truelove, Alex Tice, James Tice and Calvin Brownlee.

An online guestbook may be signed at


Hugh J. Tice Jr.
June 20, 1932 - March 10, 2019




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