Larry Rice, 71, of Oak Hill, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2016. Born July 18, 1944 in Amigo, WV, he was the son of the late Elmer and Pearl Juanita Beckelhimer Rice.
Larry was a retired coal miner having last worked for Ranger Fuel. He loved hunting, fishing and woodworking. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a proud supporter of all veterans.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brothers, Nelson Eddie and William G. Rice.
Larry is survived by his wife Christina Ann Rice; sons, Larry Allen and Michelle of Oak Hill, Jerry Wayne and Angie of Oak Hill; daughter, Michele Rice of Beckley; grandchildren, Robert, Cody, Hunter, Maci, Tyler, Lauren, Jared, Alyssa; great grandchildren, Kaleigh, Caden; brother, Elmer Rice, Jr. and Marietta of Sophia; sister-in-law, Joann Rice of Pensacola, FL.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Larry’s caregiver, Lisa.
A private committal service will be held at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with Pastor Roger Pauley officiating.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Southern WV, P.O. Box 1472, Beckley, WV 25802.
On line condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.
Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.