Irvin Rice passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014. He was born January 22, 1942 in Salt Lake City, Utah to parents Austin and Annie Lucina (Steward) Rice. Irvin was raised in Vernonia for most of his youth. He did move back to Farmington, Utah and graduated from Davis High School there. He served a church building mission shortly after graduation.
Irvin worked at a variety of jobs, including working a portable sawmill with his brothers and at Consolidated Freightways for 18 years. Irvin purchased his home in Portland, Oregon and resided there for nearly 50 years.
Irvin was preceded in death by his brother Tom and sisters, Clara, Myrtle and Margaret. He is survived by brothers, Glenn, Austin Jr., Lemuel and Lynn; sisters, May and Carol and several nieces and nephews.