N. Paul Rice
Born December 29, 1941 in Tacoma, WA. Died March 20, 2018 in Federal Way, WA. Preceded in death by his mother Eva Rice, his wife of 42 years Marie Rice, and two children son Paul Jr. and daughter Kristina McCoy. He is survived by children, Debbie Giralmo, Tina Panida, Gene Panida, David Panida and Doug Panida. Many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews. Brother Michael Crawford, sister Dianne Milton. Having lived a full life he passed peacefully at home sitting in his favorite chair with his cat Buddy in his lap and a favorite TV show playing. He slipped away quietly to be with his wife Marie. We will always be greatful he was our family and we miss him. Graveside service will be at Mountain View Cemetery, Auburn, WA. Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 1:00pm. Viewing at Klontz Funeral Home 410 Auburn Way N. Auburn, WA at 11:00 am March 28 prior to the graveside. At Paul's request in lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Franciscan Hospice at 2901 Bridgeport Way University Place, WA 98466.