Obituary of Don Rice
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Donald “Don” Lee Rice, 89, passed away peacefully on February 9, 2022 surrounded by his family at Emerald Trace in Elsmere, Kentucky.
Don was a 1951 graduate of Walton-Verona High School and a retired Vice President of Finance at Warm Brothers Construction Company. He was a longtime member of Five Seasons Sports Club where he enjoyed playing tennis. In his younger years, Don was an avid runner and ran many marathons. He was also a fan of the Cincinnati Reds and University of Kentucky basketball.
Don is survived by his wife of 67 years, Glenna Rice, two daughters; Donna Rice of Edgewood and Barbara McMillan (Don) of Union; and grandsons, Brandon (Claire) McMillan, and Brad McMillan. Don was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Wayne Rice.
A graveside memorial service will be held at New Bethel Cemetery, Verona-Mudlick Road, Verona, Kentucky on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to The Point Arc of Northern Kentucky , 104 W Pike St, Covington, KY 41011 or BAWAC, Inc. of Florence, 7970 Kentucky Dr, Florence, KY 41042.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Bluegrass Hospice, Emerald Trace, and Atria Summit Hills, and all of Don’s other caregivers, family and friends for their help and support.
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