On Saturday, October 7, 2017, Bob Rice passed away at his daughter’s home in College Park, Maryland. Bob was born on November 28, 1922 in Washington DC to the late J. Russell and Madeline Rice. He served with honor in the United State Army Air Force from April 1944 to April 1946. Bob was married on February 3, 1951 in Cheverly, Maryland to the late Regina Geraldine “Geri” Rice. Bob and Geri were parishioners at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church where Bob faithfully served for many years. They lived in College Park until they moved to Nogal, New Mexico in 1981. Bob returned to College Park in 2013 after the death of his beloved wife of 62 years.
Bob is the cherished father of Robert J. Rice of Cobb Island MD, Michael A. Rice Sr. of Huntingtown MD, Mary A. Scribner of Lanham MD, Regina L. Terry of College Park MD, John G. Rice of College Park MD, Lynn M. Marion of Woodbine MD and Patricia A. Rice of Boonsboro MD; and ‘grandpa hook’ to 15 (2 of whom preceded him in death) and great-grandfather to 13. Friends may call at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 4902 Berwyn Road, College Park, MD on Monday, October 16, 2017 from 9:30 AM until mass time at 10:30 AM. Interment Fort Lincoln Cemetery.