He was born on March 20, 2016 in the Absher community in Adair County.
He was the son of the late Ernest Ray & Ruby Cox Rice
He is survived by a longtime companion of 56 years Ann Cowan of Columbia, KY.
special cousins Josephine Hubbard & Roberta Crouch of
Special friends Larry Irvin & Marshall Irvin of Columbia, KY & a host of other relatives & friends survives
He was a member of Plum Point Baptist Church, longtime farmer, a member of the Adair County Cattlemen Association, FFA member, served his country in the U.S. Navy, a veteran
of the Korean War & was a member of the VFW
Funeral service Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Clergy officiating Minister Steve Willis & George Rice
Interment in Haven Hill Cemetery with full military honors presented by local VFW Post 6097
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements
Visitation after 4:30 PM Tuesday
Pallbearers Larry Irvin, Marshall Irvin, Billy Rice, Everett Wayne Irvin, Marty Irvin & Alfred Corbin
Honorary pallbearers John Hendrickson, Mark Rice, Brian Rice & Steve McKinney