A resident of Deer Park, Washington, formerly of Colville, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2012.
Ed is the loving father of Karen M. Lester of Deer Park, and Patricia Latham-Bowers of Copperas Cove, Texas.
He enjoyed eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.
Edward is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Rice, and son, Dale Rice.
He owned and operated the Ed Rice Excavation Company in Colville for many years.
Funeral Services honoring Mr. Rice will be at 12 noon, Friday September 21, 2012, in Deer Park at the Woodland Cemetery with Dan Marrocco officiating.
Following the service and interment, a potluck reception will be held at the Deer Park Eagles Lodge.
Ed’s family extend their gratitude and thanks to the staff at Avalon Care Center in Spokane for the care and compassion given to Ed during his time there.
LAUER FUNERAL HOME, DEER PARK, WASHINGTON