Gaylord Rice

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Gaylord Rice

December 14, 1934 - February 04, 2019

Gaylord Rice Gaylord Rice, 84 of Grayson, Ky., formerly of Mansfield, Ohio, went to be with his Lord on Monday February 4, 2019 at the Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital in Ohio.
He was born December 14, 1934 in Carter Co., Ky., a son of the late Vernon and Hazel Marie Carroll Rice.
In addition to his parents, Gaylord was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 54 years in 2010, Ruth May Rice; and a brother, Ronald Rice. He was a member of the Willard Missionary Baptist Church, and retired from AK Steel of Mansfield after 40 years.
He loved playing guitar and listening to music, and enjoyed gardening. Gaylord was known for his caring heart, quick wit and contagious sense of humor.
Gaylord is survived by two sons, Gaylord Jr. and wife Dawn Rice of Shelby, Ohio and Hubert Rice of Mansfield, Ohio; three daughters Brenda (Doug) Shields of Westerville, Ohio, Glenda (MIchael) Case of Centerburg, Ohio, and Rebecca (Robert) Burriss of Ontario, Ohio; one sister, Hilda Hall of Grayson; eight grandchildren, Gabriel, Tyler, Brianna, Caleb, Emily, Amanda, Parker and Arie; two great-grandchildren, Gavin and Gracie; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted 12 noon Friday February 8, 2019 at the Malone Funeral Home by George Steele. Burial will follow in the Damron Cemetery.
Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., and after 9 a.m. Friday until the service hour at Malone Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the Rice Family at
Published on February 5, 2019
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Nancy Massie
Feb 07, 2019
I was sorry to read of your father’s passing. I’m sending you healing prayers during this difficult time.