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Steve Rice

June 24, 1951 ~ December 16, 2022 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Obituary

Steve R. Rice 71, of Bedford, died Friday, December 16, 2022 at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital.  He was born on June 24, 1951 in Wolfsburg a son of the late Donald W. Rice Sr., and Dorothy “Dotty” (Kerr) Rice, who survives of Bedford.  In addition to his mother, he is survived by a daughter Briana Mentzer and husband Matthew, of Bedford, a step-grandson Mason; one uncle Dan Kerr of Bedford and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a brother Donald W. “Wally” Rice Jr., and an uncle Robert “Bob” Kerr.

Steve owned a general store and sold western and tack goods. He also ran heavy equipment for a construction company in Florida for many years and also did snowplowing.  He was a jack of all trades, always keeping busy making things for people and taking care of his parents and family.  He enjoyed racing, and raced go-karts, snowmobiles, and semi-lates.  He was affiliated with the Trinity Lutheran Church, in Bedford.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. in the Chapel at the Timothy A. Berkebile Funeral Home in Bedford, with Rev. David Weinhold officiating.  Burial at Schellsburg Cemetery.  Friends will be received on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the service at the funeral home.  Our online guest book is available at www.berkebilefuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

Funeral Service
Monday
December 19, 2022

12:00 PM
Berkebile Funeral Home
214 South Juliana Street
Bedford, PA 15522

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