Van Hice, 57, passed away Aug. 16, 2013. Survived by brother, Mark Hice; nephews, Kristopher, Steven and Justin. Preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Beatrice Hice. There will be no services. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Van – You were the kindest giant man I know, we only knew each other a few short years. At work no matter how much I picked on you, you always took it well and gave it back too. When we went trail riding you always rode slower than you could to make sure the slow guys were alright. Having lost my fellow-racer little brother last November, I saw him after that everyday in you, and that carried me through tough times, he was a lot like you in his large stature yet gentle disposition and could ride the wheels off a dirtbike. Van, you look for him up there and keep each other company, until I can join you. Thank you for your friendship and brotherhood. We miss you.
    Lance Brauch

  2. Mark, I am sorry for your loss . We are going to miss Van coming in to
    Tote- Gote and bench racing. He will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. To the family of Van….
    I met Van when he supervised a group of trustees for the Labor Crew for the Pueblo County Court House Maintenance section. He was such a kind man, a gentle giant that all of the trustees he supervised, respected. The Deputies who worked at PCSO Work Release enjoyed working everyday with Van. He was friendly, hard working and loved by all of us who got to know him while he was a Pueblo County Supervisor. He LOVED motorcycles and talked often of his love for riding all different types of motorcycles. I especially cared for him, because he was just such a wonderful person. I am shocked and saddened by his untimely passing. Please know that YOU all are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless and keep you during this difficult time.
    Debra Purkett
    Retired Lieutenant
    Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office

  4. Mark,
    We are extremely sorry for your loss, Van was a wonderful man who will be greatly missed by many, our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family in this time of sadness!
    Kelly & Ben

  5. Mary and family~

    I was privileged to know Van and will treasure the many m emories I have of
    seeing him at the facility every day! You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Mark, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. Larry & Priscilla

  7. Mark,

    I am so sorry for the loss of Van and also your mother. I have great memories
    of the good old days going to the races with Van. I will cherish those
    memories forever. My heart and prayers are with you during this difficult
    time.

  8. Mark, it was a shock to here of Van’s Passing, he will be missed by all who new him. We all grew up together, and worked side by side for years, he will be missed. You and your family are in my prayers at this sad time!
    Gary St. Clair

  9. Mark – My sincerest sympathy to you and your family. It was such a
    shock to learn of Van’s passing. Please know that you are in my
    thoughts and prayers. Larry Jordan

  10. Mark, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Kenny and I will miss him as will all who had the pleasure of riding or working with him. I had the pleasure of doing both. Ken Fowler

  11. Mark – I am really sorry to hear about Van. I know it must really be hard for you losing Van so close to losing your Mom. It’s been a really long time since I’ve seen the both of you, but I do remember the old days in the neighborhood. Van and Dave are together again having a good time. It is hard, but hang in there the best you can.

  12. Mark; I feel very sorry for your loss. Know that he will be missed and remembered by all of his motorcycling friends. Jim Adson

  13. Mark, Vic and I are so saddened by Van’s death, we have such wonderful memories of the times we shared with Van. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time in your life
    Vic and Ellie

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