Ralph Eugene Rice, 83, Frankfort, passed away at Frankfort Regional Medical Center September 30, 2013. Services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor. Rev. Philip Meade and Dr. Jay Padgett will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Mr. Rice was born in Graefenburg to the late Lindsey and Lizzie Samples Rice. He retired from KY state government facilities security and was a member of Graefenburg Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Hattie Mae Rice; nephews, Steve Aubrey, Graefenburg and Don Aubrey, Green Valley, AZ; a special niece, Diane (Jerry) Stephens, Frankfort, who has been extra-ordinarily kind and helpful; great niece, Leah Aubrey, Graefenburg; several other nieces and nephews and special friend of the family, Cora Bobbitt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Rice and sister, Margaret Dennison. Visitation will be held on Thursday, from 6:00 to 8:00PM at LeCompte-Johnson-Taylor. Guestbook @ ljtfuneralhome.com
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1725 Louisville Road
Frankfort, KY 40601
Published in The Sentinel-News from Sept. 30 to Oct. 7, 2013