Carl Benjamin Rice, 76, of Leipsic, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Bridge Hospice Care Center. He was born October 29, 1942 in Mount Blanchard, Ohio to the late Allen O. and Grace M. (Roberts) Rice. On December 30, 1976, Carl married Lois Kay (Weidner) who survives him in Leipsic.

Carl loved spending time with his family and will be missed by his much-loved dogs, Ace and Ricky. He enjoyed horseback riding, racing, and retired after 40 years of driving truck.

Carl is survived by his loving wife, Kay, of 42 years; sons, Larry (Carla) Rice, Jim (Kelly) Dunham, Darren (Tammy) Rice, Carl “Mac” (Ashley) Rice, Jay (Donna) Dunham, and Matt Dunham; daughters, Lori Rice and Carla Kear; 13 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Jay Rice, Anna Kay Ward, Gary Rice, Doug Rice, Eddie McDonald, and Danny McDonald. Carl was preceded in death by 8 siblings, Randy Rice, Betty Jo Rice, Larry Rice, Addie Mae Mueller, Theodore Rice, Barbara Enyart, Benjamin Rice and David Rice Sr.

Friend and family may visit on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 2 – 4 p.m. at HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). A funeral service will be held on Friday at 4 p.m. at the conclusion of visitation at the funeral home with Pastor William Best officiating. Memorial contributions in Carl’s name may be made to William Best in c/o Victory Chapel Fellowship.

Hufford Funeral Home

7 thoughts on “Carl B. Rice

  1. Kay I am so sorry for your loss. God Bless you in the days to come. You and Carl will meet again. Take care of yourself and his beloved dogs.

  2. Oh Crazy Carl. You and Kay were a very important part of my life for quite some time, you helped me in my journey of growing into an adult. You were a wonderful grandpa to the girls and were there for wonderful memories for them from babies into young adults. Thank you for many great memories for all of us. Love Cheekers and Peaches momma

  3. Crazy Carl words can not express how you will truly be missed.I know you are no longer suffering.Love you

  4. Crazy Carl, papa Carl. You and Kay taught me so much growing up. I wouldn’t be who I am today without everything I had learned from you. You were way more than just a family friend and neighbor. You were a grandpa to us. Woodworking, horses, racing, flea markets, automotive and our trips down south hauling hay and straw! I hope I am able to be the man you were to your family and grma Kay. My heart aches, but we will see each other again and I cannot wait for that day! Ride free old man! We love you!

  5. Oh Crazy Carl; you were such a Sweetheart; so many fun times we shared with you and Kay; such a caring friend and neighbor. Thank you soooo much for being there for our kids and for us. Ride Free Cowboy!!!!! We love you; until we meet again

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