Dennis Rice of Wayne

Dennis Rice, 83, of Wayne, W.Va., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. He was born October 23, 1928 in Wayne County, a son of the late John and Mary Elizabeth Rice. One son, James Rice also preceded him in death. Dennis served his country honorably in the US Army and was a member of the Wayne Church of God. He leaves behind his loving wife of 55 years, June Rice; one daughter, Jeanie Blankenship and her husband Forrest; one son, Michael Rice; 2 grandchildren, Jeffrey Rice and Alisha Tabor, all of Wayne; and two great-grandchildren, Jaried Blankenship, also of Wayne, and Olivia M. Mott of Huntington, W.Va. Also surviving are two brother, Arbie Rice and his wife Ida of Wayne, Richard Rice and his wife Betty of Huntington, Dewey Rice and his wife Alice of Wayne; two sisters, Arbutis Moore and her husband Estel and Deloris Queen and her husband Gary, all of Wayne; and a host of friends and family.
Funeral services will be conducted at noon on Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Johnson Tiller Funeral Home with Pastor Otis Bowen and Pastor Scott Marshall officiating.
Burial will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.