January 21, 2022
David Wayne Rice of Ekalaka passed from this life to the next on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. David was born on December 30, 1958, to Eugene Winfield Rice and Sylvia Jane (Carter) Rice. An older sister Janet was already in the home at that time. The family was living in Marmarth, North Dakota when David arrived. His parents divorced, and after his mother remarried, a half-brother, Shannon Brady was added to the family.
David's early life was spent on his grandparent's ranch southeast of Ekalaka in the Long Pines. His grandparents were Ethan and Mary Carter. He started school at the one-room...