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Kim H. Rice

February 21, 1956 - February 17, 2020

The funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church, 3179 Bighorn Ave., Sheridan, WY, Saturday February 22, 2020 at 10 am with Irv Bard officiating. Graveside service to immediately follow at Kearney Cemetery (Quiet Rest, Little Piney) in Story, WY.  Reception will be held at 1:00 pm at Elks Lodge, 45 w Brundage St., Sheridan, WY.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Northern Bank of Wyoming, 29 N. Gould St., Sheridan, WY 82801.

Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com.  Champion Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.

 

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Kim Rice passed away on February 17, 2020 at his home surrounded by friends and family. Kim was born in Sheridan, Wyoming on February 21, 1956 to Don and Betty Rice. He was one of three children that soon moved to California where they lived for the next five years. In 1966 they made the move back to Wyoming and made the ranch in Clearmont their home. In 1980 he married the love of his life, Deedee Maxted, they spent the next 39 years side by side. In 1982 they welcomed their first child, Shane, followed by their daughter Nicole, in 1985.

Kim loved adrenaline, adventure and living life to the fullest. He raced motorcycles, snowmachines, stock cars, roped, fished, hunted, and skied.  The highlight of his life was always the time spent with his grandchildren; Paisley, Tinley, Remi, Bryndle and Hazyen.

Kim was preceded in death by his dad Don Rice.  He is survived by his wife Deedee Rice of 39 years, mother Betty Rice, his brother Kelly Rice (Georgia), his sister Kyle Bell (Gib), his son Shane Rice, his daughter Nicole Cooper, and his five grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church, 3179 Bighorn Ave., Sheridan, WY, Saturday February 22, 2020 at 10 am with Irv Bard officiating. Graveside service to immediately follow at Kearney Cemetery (Quiet Rest, Little Piney) in Story, WY.  Reception will be held at 1:00 pm at Elks Lodge, 45 w Brundage St., Sheridan, WY.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Northern Bank of Wyoming, 29 N. Gould St., Sheridan, WY 82801.

Online condolences may be written at www.championfh.com.  Champion Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.