Harold M. Rice
1922 — 2013
CANTON — Harold Monroe Rice, 91, of Raleigh and formerly of Canton, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Universal Health Care in Raleigh.
A native of Haywood County, he was a son of the late Herbert Fanning and Janie Smathers Rice. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Grover Rice. Harold was a member of Beaverdam United Methodist Church and had been very active in the Men’s Club of the church. Harold retired from Champion International, with 42 years of service, and was a worker with the C.C. Camp at Cove Creek. Harold was a Master Mason and a member of the Pigeon River Lodge #386 AF&AM for more than 60 years.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Hilda Harkins Rice; a daughter, Lynn Rice Warren, and her husband, Scott, of Raleigh; two ...