|Birth: ||Oct. 25, 1878|
|Death: ||Aug. 8, 1969|
NOTE; Birth year on grave stone is in error. He was born in 1878 according to his obituary and SS-5.
August 14, 1969 "Hugoton Hermes"
William Edgar Rice was born on October 25, 1878 near Perry, Missouri to Joseph Roy and Lavenia Candace (Bush) Rice. He died on August 8, 1969 at St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon City, Colorado at the age of 90. He married Edith Littrell on December 25, 1902 in Raton, New Mexico. She died on February 18, 1930. He married Nelle Eppler in 1934. He was a retired grain dealer. He is survived by his widow, Nelle; his children, Evelyn Littrell Hutton of Hugoton, Marion Catherine Childs of Topeka, Jo Cardus Stein of Holyoke, Colorado, William Edward Rice of Denver, Colorado, Gail Helen Barber of Brandon, Colorado, and David Leslie Rice of Grover City, Pennsylvania; fourteen grandchildren; and twenty four great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Sunday at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Paul Leslie officiating. Burial was in Hugoton Cemetery.
Edith Littrell Rice (1884 - 1930)*
Evelyn Littrell Rice Hutton (1904 - 1978)*
Marion Catherine Rice Childs (1906 - 1981)*
Jo Cardus Rice Stein (1907 - 1988)*
William Edward Rice (1909 - 1999)*
Gail Helen Rice Barber (1919 - 2005)*
David Leslie Rice (1921 - 2000)*
Created by: Alex Roller
Record added: Aug 07, 2008
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