Alan Ray Rice
1955 - 2021
BORN
1955
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Homes & Cremation Center - Murray Location
4760 South State
Murray, UT
Alan Ray Rice

1955 ~ 2021

Alan Ray Rice Born in Salt Lake City Utah on October 18th, 1955 to Alfred Rice and Shirley Baker Rice. He passed away peacefully at his home on September 10th, 2021.

Alan loved life and was full of love for all his family and friends.

Alan was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and enjoyed his time in the Boy Scouts of America.

He attended Murray High School and was a member of the marching band as a tuba player. During his time in the band, they were invited to be and participated in a parade in Canada.

He had a love for his country and served in the United States Army as an Armorer and Unit Supply Specialist from 1974 to 1977 and was a member of the American Legion.

Alan was an operator for many years with Chevron and Amoco Oil refineries.

He was married to Debbie Jensen and the two had their son Jerry. They later divorced.

He was married to Debbie Michaels and had three children, Amber, Aimie and Dallin. They later divorced.

He was married to Kimberly Belski Rice at the time of his death. He shared her children Ashlee, Shawna and Adam.

Alan was preceded in death by his Father Alfred Rice, Mother Shirley Baker and older Brother Larry Rice.

He is survived by his wife Kimberly Rice, Children Jerry (Robyn) Rice, Amber Rice, Aimie Rice, Dallin (Valentina) Rice, Sister's Cathy (Joe) Harris and Connie (Tray) Goff. He is also survived by nine grandchildren that he loved dearly and his loving companion fur baby dog Bobo. Many Nieces, Nephews, Cousins and friends.

Alan you will be so missed by everyone who loves you. You always had a heart of gold and the best bear hugs and shoulder to lean on anytime anyone needed you. You always said that we will never be apart because we will always be under the same sky.

Viewing will be held on Monday, September 20, 2021 from 10:00 - 10:45 am at Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home in Murray at 4760 South State Street. A funeral service will be held immediately following from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm also at Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home.

A Celebration of life will be held on Monday immediately following the funeral services at Murray Park in Pavilion Four at 460 East Vine Street entrance. Lunch will be served. We hope all can join us to celebrate Alan and remember all the good times we have had with him.

A Graveside Veterans Memorial will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm at the Utah Veterans Cemetery & Memorial Park located at 17111 South Camp Williams Road, Bluffdale, Utah.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness at www.myusara.com in the memory of Alan or the National Alliance on Mental Illness Utah Chapter at www.namiut.org.

Please note to view the funeral service live. There will be a link to click on prior to the service starting at www.jenkins-soffe.com

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Published by Deseret News from Sep. 17 to Sep. 18, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Sep
20
Viewing
10:00a.m. - 10:45a.m.
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Homes & Cremation Center - Murray Location
4760 South State, Murray, UT
Sep
20
Viewing
10:00a.m. - 10:45a.m.
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home - Murray
4760 S State Street, Murray, UT
Sep
20
Celebration of Life
Murray Park in Pavilion Four
460 East Vine Street, UT
Sep
20
Service
11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home - Murray
4760 S State Street, Murray, UT
Sep
20
Funeral service
11:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.
Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Homes & Cremation Center - Murray Location
4760 South State, Murray, UT
Sep
20
Service
12:30p.m.
Murray City Park
296 E. Murray Park Ave., Murray, UT
Sep
21
Service
2:30p.m.
Utah Veterans Memorial Park
17111 South Camp Williams Rd., Bluffdale, UT
Sep
21
Graveside service
2:30p.m.
the Utah Veterans Cemetery & Memorial Park
17111 South Camp Williams Road, Bluffdale, UT
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Kym I'm so sorry for your loss you and Al always made me laugh when Wendy and I. Would visit. My heart and prayers are with you and your family through your loss .RIP Al .
Chris Schock
September 20, 2021
Kymmie and Family... I am so sorry for your loss, our loss, the worlds loss. This one is a tough one. You guys have made my life better just by being a part of it. I will miss his light. I read something today... it said, " don´t cry because it´s over... smile because it happened" Rest in Paradise, my dear friend.
Dana Terry
September 19, 2021
You will be missed dearly my friend, all the pain is gone. Let your wings soar high we will meet again....
Christie Sommers
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September 18, 2021
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