Mr. Alan Brent Rice, 76, a banking law writer and publisher, died in Frederick Maryland on September 14, 2023, after dealing bravely with several health issues.
Rice was born on April 27, 1947, in Quincy, PA, near Waynesboro.
He attended Quincy public schools and graduated from Waynesboro Area Senior High School. Mr. Rice graduated from Gettysburg College with a degree in history and political science, and the University of Virginia School of Law. He was inducted into the Maryland Bar.
After graduating from Gettysburg, Rice enlisted in the U.S. ARMY where he was stationed in Vietnam as a military policeman where he earned the Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal.
Upon return, Rice worked briefly at Gettysburg National Military Park, where he met his future wife, Patricia Boorda of South Bend Indiana.
Mr. Rice was predeceased by his parents Paul and Evalyn (Oyler) Rice, and by his infant brother, Stephen Paul Rice, as well as his first cousin, Leslie Cruger.
In addition to his wife, Rice is survived by his son, Jeffrey Rice and daughter-in-law Brooke Autry Rice. He is also survived by first cousins Susan Rice of Buckhannon West Virginia and Joyce Caldwell of Shawnee Mission, Kansas and Reginald Rice of Oil City, PA, as well as numerous Oyler cousins.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
Grove-Bowersox Funeral Homes, Waynesboro is handling the arrangements.
Online condolences can be expressed at the funeral home’s website.