Richard Rice

June 17, 1942 ~ September 11, 2022

Richard Douglas Rice, age 80, of Wyoming, left his earthly “bodysuit” and met Jesus face to face on Sunday, September 11, 2022. Rick was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Rick worked for over 25 years at Hudson’s Department Store and 16 years at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 39 years, Bonnie (Freybler) Rice; children, Craig Stark, Christine and Rick Warner, Cara Stark, Colleen and Lee Pittman; 14 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren; twin brother, Ron Rice; sister, Barb Todd; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home (Grandville) 4145 Chicago Dr. SW. The burial will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Thursday from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Women at Risk International or Faith Hospice.

Visitation
Thursday, September 15
10:00am - 11:00am

MKD - Grandville
4145 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Funeral Service
Thursday, September 15
11:00am

MKD - Grandville
4145 Chicago Dr. SW
Grandville, MI 49418

Phone: (616) 534-8656

Leave Your Tribute Message

September 14, 2022 9:23am
I am so sorry to hear this news. I will miss seeing Rick riding his bike as he checked on things in our community. My deepest sympathy to the family

- Susan Minch

September 13, 2022 4:40pm
Rick and I met about a year ago. He was also kind and friendly, we could talk forever. I will miss him dearly but I won’t forget him

- William Fehsenfeld

September 13, 2022 4:36pm
Rick and I met a year ago, he very kind hard working man . I will miss him but I won’t forget him.yo

- William Fehsenfeld

September 12, 2022 7:13pm
Rick was always such a kind and generous man making sure that the members in his condo community were well taken care of. I will miss your sense of humor and all you did for our community.

- Becki Arndt

September 12, 2022 5:48pm
Very nice to work with you and your condo community every year you were one of my good customers I enjoyed the time with her

- Dave VanPutten




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