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Adam David Rice, Jr.

April 5, 1943 ~ July 16, 2021 (age 78)

Obituary

Adam David Rice Jr. 78, of Frederick passed suddenly on Friday, July 16, 2021. Born April 5, 1943, to the late Adam D. Rice Sr. and Myrtle G. Smith-Rice. Beloved husband of Dixie Lee Miller-Rice of 57 years. Adam served in the U. S. Army and was very proud of his service to his country. He loved camping, fishing, and collecting baseball cards. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed genealogy. He found true joy in traveling, especially to all the National Parks. Family was very important to him and together was always where he wanted to be. He was a Little League coach for East Frederick for many years and a former member of the Eagles and Democrat Club. He retired from Frederick Electronics, Vetrol Inc. and SFA Data.com. In addition to his wife, he is survived by; his children Theresa (Ramon) Crabill, Brian (Melissa) Rice, Keith Rice, and Jessica (David) Ernst. His sister Genevieve (Joe) Althoff. Grandchildren; Matt, Mark, and Mitch Crabill. Victoria, Nate, and Chase Rice. Paige Rice, and Jack & Brady Ernst. Great Grandson Josh Crabill. He was preceded in death by brothers Austin, Stanley, and Ronald Sr. Rice in addition to grandson Michael Crabill. Funeral arrangements by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, Md. Visitation will be Thursday, July 22, 2021, from 7-9 pm. Funeral Service on Friday, July 23, 2021, at 11 am. Interment will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Md. Reception to follow. Online condolences may be offered at www.jldavisfh.com.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
July 22, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
J. L. Davis Funeral Home
12525 Bradbury Ave
Smithsburg, MD 21783

Funeral Service
Friday
July 23, 2021

11:00 AM
J. L. Davis Funeral Home
12525 Bradbury Ave
Smithsburg, MD 21783

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