|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1932|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2005|
Copied with permission from the Shawnee News-Star:
December 25, 2005:
Lucien "Cowboy" Rice Jr. of Shawnee died Friday, Dec. 23, at a local hospital. He was 73.
Native American service will be Monday evening at the Rice family home. Funeral will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Rice home with burial at the Rice family cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Walker Funeral Service of Shawnee.
Rice was born Oct. 22, 1932, in Pawnee, the son of Lucien and Louise Rice. He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as a body shop metal man.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a great-granddaughter; a brother, Joseph Rice, and a sister, Loykay Panzer.
Surviving are four children, Master Sgt. Lucien Rice III of Korea, Lori Penner of Thomas, Teresa Rice of Thomas, Eva Kay Banderas of Apache; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard William Rice of San Francisco, Calif.; Archie Hector Rice of Thomas, and six sisters, Shalah Rowlan of Meeker, Jessie Tofpi of Shawnee, Edith Harjo of Meeker, Dolores Kahrahrah of Meeker, Vivian Cordrey of Yukon and Rosita Pawnee Duncan of Meeker.
Rice Family Cemetery
Created by: Kay Sugg Best
Record added: Jan 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12963396