Obituary of Warden J. Rice
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Warden J. Rice, 92, of Morgantown, passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at Madison Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born on June 24, 1930, son of the late Thomas E. and Viola M. (Bell) Rice in Bolair, Webster County, West Virginia. Warden enlisted in the U. S. Air Force proudly serving two years in the Philippines and two years at Palm Beach, Florida. He went on to work for 17 years at Sterling Faucet, Equitable Life Insurance for 19 years, American General Life and Accident Insurance for several years and retired as the District Manager of the Morgantown office. He is survived by his loving wife, Jo Anne (Trickett) Rice of Morgantown; brothers, Dwain (Thelma) of Morgantown, Donald (Patsy) of N. Chesterfield, VA, and Doye and (Lou) of Dinwiddie, VA; sister, Verlene (Berton) Coakley of Richmond, VA along with many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Warden is preceded in death by his first wife, Dorothy Miller Rice; brothers, Warren of Cassville, Elisha of Rockford, IL; and sister, Mabel, of Upper Glade, WV. The family would like to send a special thanks to Amedisys Hospice Care. Hastings Funeral Home Omega Crematory is entrusted with cremation arrangements. A memorial service will be scheduled at the Morgantown Bible Church officiated by James Cooley, II with date and time announced at a later date. Send condolences online at www.hastingsfuneralhome.comTo plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Warden Rice, please visit our Tree Store
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