Donald Ray Rice, age 62, of Elwood, passed away on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at Riverview Hospital in Noblesville following an extended illness. Don was born in Elwood on October 24, 1958. The son of the late James and Dovie (Clark) Rice.
Don graduated from Tipton High School in 1976. He worked as an arborist at Rice Tree Service for many years and very much enjoyed the tree trimming trade. His favorite pastime was spending time outdoors, especially fishing.
Don is survived by his loving companion of 30 years, Marsha Triska of Elwood; two daughters, Teresa Jenkins of Elwood and Tina (Steve) Brown of Noblesville; son, Richard (Mitzie) Goodwin of Sheridan; two sisters, Delore Osborne of Elwood and Gail (Tayfun) Ozbaki of WI; brother, James (Pam) Rice of Shipshewana, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Michael Rice.
Funeral service celebrating Don's life will be at 1:00 pm Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at Dunnichay Funeral Home Elwood chapel with Pastor Jim Stout officiating. Burial will follow in the Arcadia Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, August 25, 2021, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help offset expenses.
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