Harry “Bud” Bice, age 86 of Woodward, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at the Perry Lutheran Home in Perry, IA. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 07, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the Woodward United Methodist Church in Woodward. Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 06, 2016 from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. with family present from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Interment will be in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery at Adel, IA. Memorials will be given to Autism Society of Iowa or Woodward United Methodist Church and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home.
Harry “Bud” Elmer Bice was born on December 29, 1929 at Woodward IA to Harry Wayne and Zelpha Carmelita (Hamman) Bice. He attended school in Woodward, IA graduating with the class of 1949. Following graduation he served his country during the Korean War in the Army. He was united in marriage to Ruth Lorrene Sandeen at Harcourt, IA on October 4, 1959. He farmed all of his life in the Woodward area and later he also worked as a Resident Treatment Worker at the Woodward Resource Center.
He was an active member of this community at the Woodward United Methodist Church, Woodward American Legion Post #211, Perry Elks Lodge, Woodward Masonic Lodge and the Boone County Farm Bureau. He loved his family and was very involved with his children and grandchildren by attending their events.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Jacob Graves.
He is survived by his wife, Lorrene Bice, Woodward, IA, sons, Wayne (Alisha) Bice, Granger, IA and James (Melissa) Bice, Norwalk, IA, daughter, Rochelle (David) Graves, Duluth, GA, grandchildren, Jennifer Graves and Alyssa, Alex, Lauren, Jocelyn, Jamison and Harrison Bice, a sister, Carmelita Staker, Prescott Valley, AZ and brothers, Richard Bice, Marion, IA, Lawrence Bice, Ogden, IA and David (Mary) Bice, Kennesaw, GA.
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