Gary R. Rice Dec. 15, 1947 - Oct. 2, 2019

Gary Ray Rice, age 71, passed away peacefully at his home in New Plymouth, Idaho at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, following an extended illness.
 Gary is survived by his wife Alana (Lani) Rice at the family home and two daughters-by-love: Pam Clark and her husband, Greg; and Michelle Leija; and by a son, Charles Litchfield.
 He is also survived by 8 grandchildren: Bailey Paxton, Tenley Clark, Amelia and Rayne Smith, Riley and Sierra Clark, and Madison and Caiden Litchfield.
 In addition he is survived by three older siblings: Duane Rice and his wife, Lela; Kenneth Rice; and Lola Cain and her husband, Alan; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
 Cremation was under the direction of All Valley Cremation of Nampa, and Gary’s ashes will be scattered as he requested.
 A Celebration of Life honoring Gary will be held Saturday, Oct. 12 at 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of the New Plymouth Assembly of God Church, 4025 Hwy. 30 W, New Plymouth, Idaho 83655. A light lunch will be served following the Celebration of Life.
 In lieu of flowers, Gary’s extended family requests that monetary bequests in his honor be made to his widow to help defray the substantial costs of his final illness. Checks may be made out to Alana Rice and brought to the celebration on Saturday or mailed to her c/o Bank of the West, 505 Sunset Drive, Ontario, OR 97914.


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