The Duncan Banner

October 31, 2013

Leslie Edwin Rice

Oct. 26, 2013


The Duncan Banner

COMANCHE — Leslie Edwin Rice of Velma, a former resident of the Comanche and Meridian communities, passed away Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Baptist Integris Hospital in Oklahoma City at the age of 85.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4 at the Liberty Baptist Church with Bro. Timothy Ball and Bro. Gene Vernon officiating, under the direction of Comanche Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the family farm near Velma.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The family will be receiving friends from 4-5 p.m. Sunday.

Les was a veteran of the United States Army. He operated his own bulldozing service for many years.

Survivors include his son, Chet Rice and wife Patricia, Velma; a brother Bill Rice, Duncan; and a sister, Dot Williams, Comanche.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a daughter, Wanda Brainerd.

Online condolences may be sent to comanchefh@pldi.net.