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Melvin Rice
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Melvin J. Rice, 86, of Riverbank died Friday, Feb. 11 at Riverbank Nursing Center.

A native of Oklahoma, he lived in Riverbank for 30 years. He was a maintenance supervisor for Stanislaus County Parks Department for 12 years. He was a member of the Teamsters Union Local 748.

He is survived by his wife, Ermil "Erma" W. Rice of Riverbank; children, Jackie Rice of Oklahoma, Melvin "Steve" Rice of Modesto, David L. Rice of Keyes, Bill Hicks of Ceres, Jim Hicks of Ceres, Frieda Kimoto of Coulterville, Betty Long of Pioneer, Linda Boer of Jackson, Judy Camp of Oklahoma, Janie Medieros of Jackson, Karen Jobe of Modesto and Joann Baker of Riverbank; 39 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and numerous great-great grandchildren.

Private services.

Riverbank Memorial Chapel in charge of arrangements.

The Riverbank (Calif.) News

Feb. 16, 2005