TENNERTON — Artie Z. Rice, 80, of Rock Cave, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born in Canaan, on Oct. 16, 1937, a son of the late Clinton David Rice and Della Friend Rice Sines. He is survived by his wife Jessie Anderson Rice. Also surviving are two sons: David and wife Mindy Rice, of Buckhannon, and Kevin Rice, of North Carolina; two grandchildren: Kristen Rice, of Buckhannon, and Daniel Rice, of Rock Cave; one brother Richard and wife Susan Rice, of St. Albans; one sister Wilma Pringle, of Clay; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters: Carol Burnside and Ellen Jayne Anderson.
Artie was a former bus driver and construction worker. He enjoyed fishing.
Friends will be received at the Canaan Community Church on Wednesday, Feb. 28,