Ocean City Today

Robert “Bob” George Rice

Jun 22, 2017
Robert “Bob” George Rice

printed 06/23/2017

Ocean Pines

Robert “Bob” George Rice, age 88, died Saturday, June 10, 2017 at his home in Ocean Pines.

Born in Rainier, Oregon, he was the son of the late Ransford Rice and Alli Liswig Rice.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly Winder Rice; two daughters; Suzanne Watson of Arnold, Maryland and Deborah Hoke and husband, Gregory, of Warner Robins, Georgia; a brother, James Rice of Sacramento, California; and a sister, Louisa Freauff of Portland Oregon.

He was preceded in death by a brother, William Rice and a sister, Dora Rice.

He is also survived by two grandchildren, Danielle Martin and husband, James, Jennifer Smith and husband, Brandon; three great grandchildren, Alexis Grace George, Kylee Nicole George and Ellie Mae Smith and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bob was a member of the Community Church at Ocean Pines for 30 years and a former member of Elks in Severna Park for 45 years. He was a graduate of Oregon State University. He was an electronic engineer employed by Westinghouse, and a Navy veteran.

He loved genealogy, history, gardening and spending time with his family.

A memorial service will be private for family at a later time. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Bob’s memory to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733 Salisbury, Maryland 21801 and Sheppard’s Nook, 11227 Race Track Road Berlin, Maryland 21811.

Letters of condolence may be sent to the family at burbage@burbagefuneralhome.com.

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