Sioux Falls- Charles Rice, 39, died Thursday, March 14, 2013, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Celebrate Community Church with burial to follow at Hills of Rest Memorial Park. The family will be present to greet friends for visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Monday, March 18 at Messiah New Hope Lutheran Church. A prayer service will begin at 7:00 PM on Monday at the church.
Survivors include his wife, Krista Rice, Sioux Falls; children, Charles "Mac" Rice, Jr., East St. Louis, IL, Raheem "Drew" Rice, Ceveja Rice, RemiMae Rice and Carver Rice, all of Sioux Falls; grandson, Oakley Rice, Sioux Falls; and sister, Veronica Rice, Sioux Falls. Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Mary Rice; aunt, Annie Lee Vaughn; and brother, Victor Rice.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family for his children's education. A memorial fund has been established at any Wells Fargo Bank location, using account number 8941683743.