January 25, 1962 ~ July 24, 2005
Alan D. 'Buck' Rice, 43, of Pueblo West, passed away unexpectedly, July 24, 2005. Survived by his wife, Sandy Rice; parents, Bob and Shirley Rice; children, Chelsea and Hunter Rice, all of Pueblo West; sister, Dona (Bob) Parker of Robertsville, Missouri; grandmother, Minnie Kerksiek of Wiggins, Colo.; numerous nieces and nephews. Buck was born January 25, 1962, in Denver. He was employed by Colorado Interstate Gas as a welder and enjoyed archery, golfing and hunting. He attended Pueblo Christian Center. Funeral service, 2 p.m. today at Pueblo Christian Center, 1605 S. Pueblo Blvd., with Pastor Gregg Slaughter officiating. Interment, 11 a.m. Thursday at Byers Cemetery in Byers, Colo. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Byers Rescue, Strasburg Rescue or Pueblo Christian Center, through the funeral home. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.