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Obituary for William Darfow Rice, Sr. William Darfow Rice, Sr.
Covington Native Dies At Age 89

Mr. William Darfow Rice, Sr., age 89, of Covington, Virginia died Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at his residence.

He was the husband of the late Ruby Lee Brisendine Rice.

Mr. Rice was born May 11, 1930 in Covington, the son of the late William Lee Rice and Nellie Rea Rice.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church with Rev. Yun Goo Kang officiating.

Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Graveside rites will be conducted by the Curtis A. Smith Post 1033 Veterans of Foreign Wars.

The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at Loving Funeral Home.

The family suggests that memorial tributes take the form of contributions to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church Building Fund, 107 Mount Pleasant Drive, Covington, VA 24426 or Presbyterian Children's Home of the Highlands, P. O. Box 545, Wytheville, VA 24382.

Arrangements are being handled by Loving Funeral Home,