SANTA ANNA — Graveside services for Wendell Rice, 69, of Trickham, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 11 at Trickham Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at Henderson Funeral Home of Santa Anna.

He passed from this life on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Abilene Regional Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 23, 1948 in Santa Anna to James Delburn and Tressa Lorene Featherston Rice. On Jan. 12, 1992 he married Martha Jeanette Goolsby in Hamlin.

Survivors include his wife Martha Rice of Trickham; two sons, James Leland Rice and wife Chanda of Trickham, and Brady Scott Rice and fiancée Shauna Martin of Trickham; brother, Shephen Lynn Rice of Brownwood; two stepsons, Jimmy Mac Wainscott and wife Lisa of Hamlin, and Charles Wayne Wainscott and wife Gail of Fritch; grandchildren, Trace Garrett, Trystan Rice, Vance and wife Annette Rice, Raley and husband Thomas Sowell, Kendall Wainscott, Chris Wainscott, Nathaniel Rice and special grandson Derrick Darby; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Landon, Kyle and Claire; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Jeff Wainscott.