Lewis A. "Butch" Rice Jr., 65

NOV. 21, 1947-JULY 27, 2013

July 27, 2013
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Lewis Allen "Butch" Rice Jr., 65, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013, at his home.

Born Nov. 21, 1947, in Mount Pleasant, Pa., he was the son of the late Lewis Allen Rice Sr. and Dora Jane Moore Rice.

He was a graduate of North Hagerstown High School.

Butch served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Hagerstown and Mediary AF&AM Lodge 140 in Williamsport.

He retired from Roxbury Correctional Institute in 2009.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Linda M. Rice; a daughter, Amanda M. Martz of Hagerstown; a son, Donald Rice and his wife, Dawn, of Hagerstown; his grandchildren, Destiny, Tristen, Gavin, Lauren and Parker; a sister, Louann Rice of Williamsport; a sister, Iva Jane Rice of Tennessee; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 30, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport. The funeral home will open Tuesday at noon for the convenience of family and friends.

Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS, 2 Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD 21795.

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