Eric Lee “Hercules” Rials

Published 5:00 am Monday, July 2, 2001

Services for Eric Lee “Hercules” Rials of Bogue Chitto are 2p.m., Tuesday, July 3, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel withburial in Bogue Chitto Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Rials, 67, died July 1, 2001, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lawrence County on June 28, 1934, to MansonLee Rials and Essie Moak Rials.

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He was a retired oilfield mechanic. He was a member of BogueChitto Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his sons, Sammy andRonnie Rials; and two grandchildren and one brother.

Survivors are his wife, Lenora Rials of Bogue Chitto; his sons,Larry Rials and Ricky Rials, both of Bogue Chitto; his daughters,Brenda Townsend, Sandra Patrick, and Angie Rials, all ofBrookhaven, Becky Carithers of Ruth, and Erica Leggett of BogueChitto; his sisters, Helen Johnson and Josephine Thames, both ofAmite, La.; and 27 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and anumber of nieces and nephews.