Billie Gerald Tice, 92, of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on Monday, May 2, 2022 in Gulfport.
Mr. Tice was born in Hugo, OK and joined the Army-Air Corp at the age of 17. He went into the computer field in the U.S. Air Force, retiring after 21 years. Mr. Tice went to work for the Harris Corporation as a computer programmer and repair specialist. He was a member of the D’Iberville Moose Lodge. Mr. Tice enjoyed working out at the YMCA and enjoyed meeting new friends there. He also enjoyed traveling to visit family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona Chataginer Tice; his parents, Roy and Edna Tice; his step-dad, James Swanson; his daughter, Lori Tice; his brothers, Thomas Tice, Roy Columbus Tice and Jonnie Tice; and his grandson, Shawn Cavanaugh.
Mr. Tice’s survivors include his daughter, Lynda (John) Cavanaugh of Biloxi, MS; his sons, Billy G. (Janet) Tice, Sr. of Ocean Springs MS, Robert Tice of Ocean Springs, MS and Thomas Tice of New Orleans, LA; his sister, Ann Tice Odom; his grandchildren, Tara (Lynn) Burton, Billy Tice, Jr., Leigh Ann (Jason) Henderson, Troy (Liz) Cavanaugh, William Lance Chaney, Amber (Gavin) Carter, Zachary Tice and Jordan Tice; and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home on Howard Avenue in Biloxi on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 11:00 am. Friends may visit from 10:00 am until service time. Entombment will follow at Biloxi City Cemetery.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the Tice family.