R.A. Trice, 93, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at his home.
He was born May 24, 1926 to Sidney Earl Trice, Sr. and Esta Pearl (Hooley) Trice in Earlsboro, Oklahoma.
R.A. was raised in Tecumseh and attended Tecumseh Public Schools.
He married Margie Hogan on March 3, 1948 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. She preceded him in death on June 9, 2005.
After marriage he lived in Seminole while working in the oil field industry. He later worked for Western Electric and A.T. & T and retired as a millwright from Lucent Technologies after 30 years of service.
He enjoyed gardening and spending time with his grandchildren; they were the focal point of his life.
He was preceded in death his wife, Margie Trice; parents, Sidney and Esta Trice, Sr.; and 2 brothers, Sid Trice and Gene Trice.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Henry Jones of Shawnee, OK; son, Brad Trice of Tecumseh, OK; 2 grandchildren, James Jones and Jeron Jones, both of Tecumseh, OK; 3 great-grandchildren, Alexis Jones, Destiny Jones and Isiah Jones; and other extended family and friends.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019 and continue through service time. Family gathering to greet friends and family will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Cooper Funeral Home. Graveside Service will be 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Tecumseh Cemetery with Reverend Clint Dawkins, Sharon Baptist Church officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.