Wesley Hayden Rice, age 80, of Lottsburg, passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018. He worked as a Maintenance Supervisor for Keyser Brothers Seafood and retired after 60 years of service. Wesley loved racing boats, fishing, and hunting. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Cole Rice; one son, William “Billy” Hayden Rice; one daughter, Tammy Rice Wilkins (Chuck); three grandchildren, Amanda W. Pratt (Mike), Chad Wesley Rice (Michelle) and Charles “Andrew” Wilkins (Laura); two great-grandchildren, Austin Wilkins and Hayden Pratt; a sister, Lois Fones; a brother, Danny Rice, and a sister-in-law, Doris Westman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Myrtle Rice.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Welch Funeral Home, Marks Chapel with Rev. Lee Farmer officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Callao Fire Department, P. O. Box 39, Callao, VA 22435.