Victor Rice passed away Jan. 28, 2018, at the age of 91 years in Sulphur. He was born March 15, 1926, in Oakland, Alabama, to Hulet Thomas and Rebeckah (Hall) Rice.
Victor attended Clarita schools and dental trade school. He was a aircraft mechanic in Tulsa and San Diego and later became a denturist.
Victor married Venita Joe Crane on Aug. 30, 1951, in Wichita, Kansas.
Victor proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, serving in World War II. He was of the Methodist faith and was a airplane buff and enjoyed going to air shows.
He is survived by wife, Venita Joe (Crane) Rice of the home; two daughters, Dorinda Faabong and husband, Robert, and Angela Brashier and husband, Larry; three sons, Rick Rice, Randall Rice and wife, Rebecca, and Ron Rice; six grandchildren, Kelly Knufken and husband, Jens, Levi Smith, Dalton Brashier, Dakota Brashier, Amanda Bowman and husband, Christian, and Ari Rice; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Billy Bob Rice and wife, Verna; one sister, Gail Lawrence; along with numerous friends and relatives.
Victor was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, WP Rice, Warren Rice, Thomas Rice and Briggs Rice; one sister, Faye Fleming; and his baby sister, Judith Rice.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Tupelo Baptist Church, with Craig Cochran officiating. Interment will be in the Centrahoma Cemetery.
Published on January 30, 2018