Robert Eugene Rice, 83, of Tacoma died Friday at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle.
He was born in Seattle, and served in the Air Force in Japan at the end of the Korean War. He lived in California, Oregon, Idaho and Washington, including 45 years in Tacoma. He worked in the timber and log sales industry for domestic and international markets.
Survivors include three daughters, Jeanine Schultz of Basin, Wyo., Julianne Rice of Enumclaw and Joan Chissus of Tacoma.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in the Wenas Cemetery in Selah. Arrangements are by Shaw and Sons Funeral Directors, Yakima.