On Friday, July 24, 2015 our beloved brother, father, grandfather, uncle and friend Earl Stuart Rice, 72, of Oroville, went home to be with the Lord after losing his battle with cancer. Earl was born in Vancouver, Washington on February 25, 1943.
He graduated from Woodland High School class of “61.” He was an electrician in the Navy. Earl moved to Yelm, Wash. in 1973 where he met and married Carol Wood. He became the father of a large blended family Tom, Tami and Richard soon welcomed Christina, Alisa and Carla. He retired to Oroville in 2007 to be closer to family. He was a friend to all who knew him and will be greatly missed.
Earl is survived by his sister, Anne (Dick) Henderson and his brother, Tom (Betty) Rice; six children, 17 grandchildren and 5 3/4 great grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Alice Rice.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, August 15, 2015 12:00 noon at Valley Christian Fellowship.
Bergh Funeral Service and Crematory in care of arrangements.