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“I know its been awhile now but I just cant forget what happen I really miss you and wish you where here. Our fires arent the same without you there....Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: - Burr oak - daughter

“I love you cutie pie i will miss seeing you at all our get togethers you are gonna be missed so much love mom Lull ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Lull - love and miss you, MI

“Im gonna really miss you cutie pie its never gonna be the same ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: mama carol Lull - sturgis, MI

“Our family is so sorry for your loss may God wrap his arms around all of you in this time of sorrow Alice(beers) Munoz and family ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Alice Munoz - Burr Oak, MI

“So sorry for the family's lose. RIP Joe ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: shawna sweitzer - Constantine, MI

“So very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Robin Ward - Sturgis, MI

“Dear Hice Family,We offer our sympathy for the loss of Joseph. May the many memories sustain you all in the days ahead. Such a sad loss of such a...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Jane and Don (Dick) Tiedeman - TN

“I have been deeply saddened by the news of Joe's passing. There are no words to express my sympathy to the entire family. Rest in peace Joe I will...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: John Casault - Sturgis

“I will always remember Joe as being part of The Honey Lake Gang in the summers. He was a good kid and fit right in with the others. He and Shawna...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Ardy Pifer - Union City, MI

“Rest in Peace, Joe. You will not be forgotten. Many prayers going out to your family. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: Deanna Disbrow - Colon, MI

“To the family, I am sorry to hear the news about your loss. May the God who "binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" sustain your...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I didn't realize how hard it would be saying "Good-Bye" to Uncle Tom, but it is even harder to say Good-Bye to you Joe. Please take the guidance of...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Caryn Dobberteen - Sturgis, MI

“My most sincere condolences to the whole family ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Brandy Robison - Sturgis, MI

“The Hackman Family and the entire staff extend to you our most heartfelt sympathy. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Hackman Family Funeral Homes - MI

Joseph Leo Thomas Hice age 29 of Burr Oak, Michigan passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Burr Oak Township due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.
He was born March 23, 1987 in Sturgis, Michigan son of Steven and Jane (Cobb) Hice.
Joe resided his whole life in the Sturgis, Burr Oak and Bronson area and was a member of the Sturgis High School Class of 2005.
He had a true passion for tree trimming and logging and owned and operated Hice's Cutterman Tree Service. He also had worked at several area manufacturing companies.
Joe was very active in the Sturgis Toy Run. He began volunteering his time with the organization before he was old enough to become a member. Joe loved riding motorcycles, had a real talent involving anything mechanical and will always be remembered for being the "adrenalin junky" he was.
He is survived by his companion and life partner: Shawna Sexton; three sons: Chance, Michael and Brayden Hice; his parents: Steven and Jane Hice of Burr Oak; three brothers: Nicholas (Rebecca) Hice of Constantine, Christopher (Maria Dercole) Hice of Sturgis and Steven (Emily) Hice of Columbus, Ohio; grandparents: Clifford and Phyllis Hice of Sturgis; in-laws: Steven and Denise Sexton of Coldwater and Teri and Patrick Martin of Coldwater and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by grandparents: Edsel and Lucille Cobb.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-3284. Funeral services celebrating the life of Joseph Hice will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Pastor Jared Bryant of the Riverside Church in Three Rivers will officiate.
A graveside committal will follow the service at the Adams Cemetery in Bronson.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Joe's memory consider the You Caring Page that has been established for the future needs of his sons at
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