|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1970|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 2011|
Thomas Allen Rice, USAF MSgt, retired, 41, died unexpectedly April 21, 2011, at a Norman hospital. Tom was born March 27, 1970, in Cudahy, Wisconsin, the son of James Arthur Rice and Susan Renee (Moe) Rice Hague. Tom graduated from Farmington, New Mexico, class of 1988. He joined the US Air Force in 1989 and served our country for 21 years as an in flight refuel operator, (boom operator) and air crew instructor for the KC-135 Stratotanker. Tom received many medals and awards during his various deployments with the Air Force.
Tom is survived by his wife of 9 years, Miranda (Aldridge) Rice and their daughter, Emma Jane, 6, of Blanchard, Oklahoma and his son Austin Rice, 17, of Warner Robins, Georgia; his father Jim Rice and wife Susan, of Monroe, WA; his mother Sue Hague and husband Perry, of Melbourne, FL 2 sisters, Tammy Keck of Palm Bay, FL and Tracy Transue of Melbourne, FL; nephews Steven Rice, Thomas (TJ) Beattie, Domanick and Christopher Transue and many friends who served with him for our country.
Tom was an organ donor and his donation will save many lives. "And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it." Ecclesiastes 12:7
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Emmas Nana
Record added: Apr 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68784210
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Love and miss you Daddy.|
Added: May. 5, 2011