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Skip Brice

Skip Brice

Tuesday, July 17th, 1956 - Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Ernest Lester Brice, age 63, died on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Ernest was born on July 17, 1956 to Tommy Brice and Shirley Ruth (Thurman) Brice. Ernest, affectionately known as Skip, was a country boy from Nocona, Texas and certainly a fan of the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing and was quick to throw in a line wherever the water gathered. He also enjoyed playing golf and played pretty well. Skip didn’t mix beans with the chili. He said what needed to be said the way it needed to be said. Skip was fun to be around and possessed a dry sense of humor mixed with a smidge of wit. Skip was a servant to many, his country included. He served honorably in the United States Airforce and continued a successful career with the Department of Defense. Skip will be missed and was a blessing to those who crossed his path. Skip is preceded in death by his father Tommy. Left to cherish his memory are mother Shirley Thurman; sister Valerie Ervin; brothers Dayle Brice and wife Sarah and Jimmy Brice; as well as many other extended family and loving friends. A graveside service will be held at 1:15pm on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway Dallas, TX 75211.
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  • Service

    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 | 1:15pm
    When
    Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 1:15pm
    Location
    Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
    Address
    2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
    DALLAS, TX 75211
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  • Interment

    Location
    Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
    Address
    2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
    DALLAS, TX 75211
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    1:15pm, Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

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Tadd Long

Posted at 09:52pm
I had the privilege of meeting and working with Skip at DLA. What an all around great guy. Loved listening to his Air Force stories. I don’t remember what he did, but he said he was kicked out of Japan and could never go back. I shared a few drinks with him at his “watering hole”. I didn’t meet a person that didn’t love him. He could also take a joke. The picture of him on the scooter is when he broke his ankle. Doug Sanders and I set the rear end on a couple reams of paper so the wheels were just off of the ground. He couldn’t figure out why it wouldn’t move. When we told him, he gave one of his famous responses “ oh d@mn, you guys”. The other is a picture of Skip and I talking while at a coworkers birthday celebration at work. I hope they have Keno where you are.
RIP Brother.
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Chris Banning

Posted at 02:44pm
I always enjoyed Skip's many stories he would tell from his time serving in the Air Force and traveling around the world. His stories were not sugar coated, embellishing or exaggerated, but very interesting and most often ended with a little humor. He was a very humble man. I never knew him claim to be better than others or show any arrogance. I enjoyed working with him and going to his annual Surf and Turf get-together at his home. His fried catfish that was breaded in cornmeal was amazing. He would spend hours cooking and coordinating to insure everyone enjoyed themselves. It was a get-together I always looked forward to. I consider myself very fortunate and lucky to have known Skip and had him as a friend for many years. He was a true friend and will definitely be missed by many! Rest in Peace brother.
-C. Banning
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Dianna Roenfeldt

Posted at 01:15pm
I had the pleasure of meeting Skip while we were both deployed to Kuwait in 2015. We all know that smoking is a bad habit, but if Skip and I didn't both smoke at the time, we may have never met. I remember meeting Skip and hitting it off right away and becoming fast friends. I enjoyed getting to know him and appreciated his, "tell it like it is ways" and silly sense of humor. He accepted people for who they are and while he was straight forward, Skip had a heart of gold. We stayed in touch and even had the opportunity to see each other again when I was attending a class in Ohio (I am from Iowa). He and his very good friend (and a friend of mine too now), Mary Jo drove quite a ways to meet me for dinner. I want his family to know that he really touched my life and that I feel privileged and honored that I had the opportunity to get to know him while we were in Kuwait. He was a one of a kind person who made an impression on my life. I was in Kuwait alone and he just took me under his wing along with the folks he worked with and that was that. May you Rest in Peace my friend until we meet again. Love, Dianna Roenfeldt. I am blonde on the right.
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