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David Hawkins Rice

Louisville, Kentucky

Aug 5, 1935 – Mar 6, 2018 (Age 82)


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Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Directors Obituary

"Coach" David Hawkins Rice, 82, passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. He was born in Springfield, Tennessee on August 5, 1935 to the late Sidney and Bertha Whalin Rice. He retired from General Electric after 42 years. Coach Rice, as lovingly known by many, dedicated 50 years of his...

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My thoughts and prayers are with Janis and her family.

Love and prayers to the Rice family I believe Coach was my 2nd cousin, Marilyn Klein is my mother (1st cousin)

I remember David and Janis when I was growing up. They were always so kind. I know David coached sports because he loved doing it and influencing young lives in a positive way.
May God Bless you and your family.


Audie Reibel Overkleeft

To Barry and all the Rice Family ... we want you to know how much Coach Rice meant to the Mattingly Family. He coached both of our boys, Chris and Dan, at a very critical time of their development and was a source of unbelievable leadership and encouragement when they needed it most. We enjoyed seeing him occasionally at the U of L Women's basketball games and will always remember his unassuming, persuasive style of coaching. Our thoughts and prayers are with he and the entire Rice Family...