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Keith Rice

Keith L. Rice, 92, of Colliers, WV, passed away at home on Monday, April 20, 2020.

He was born January 5, 1928, in West Pittston, PA. The son of the late Exley and Merle Butler Rice.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Betty Coil; brother, Mahlon Rice.

Keith was a member of the Weirton Heights Church of Christ; a U.S. Army veteran, serving two years in the South Pacific. He graduated from Bethany College in 1952 and was an employee of Weirton Steel Corp., retiring from the Treasury and Accounting Department after 28 years.

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Frances DeLong Rice; son, Jeffrey (Kellye) Rice of Franklin, TN; daughters, Lori (Richard) Stephenson of Wheeling, WV, Valerie (Bradley) McKnight of Brentwood, TN; sister, Audra (David) Amos of Knoxville, TN; eight grandchildren, Haley, Hunter, and Hope Rice of Franklin, TN; Caroline, Bethany, and Bailey Stephenson of Wheeling, WV; Taylor and Dylan McKnight of Brentwood, TN.

Due to the current health crisis, visitation and service will be private at Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV. Evangelist Steve Smithbauer will preside. Interment will follow at St. John Cemetery, Colliers, WV. www.steelandwolfe.com.