Bobb L. Rice

Bobb L. Rice, age 82, of Topeka, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Topeka. Bobb was born September 1, 1936 in Topeka the son of Charles and Ora Cook Rice. Bobb graduated from Highland Park High School in 1955. He married Lucille E. Prichard December 28, 1958 in Topeka. She preceded him in death January 29, 2015. Bobb worked for the City of Topeka Fire Department for 33 years where he served as District Chief for District #103. Before that, he owned and operated Bobb’s Air Conditioning and Heating for 20 years. He enjoyed cooking, woodworking, fishing for crappie at Pomona, gardening, especially tomatoes and he enjoyed working on cars. Bobb served as the 1955 Highland Park High School alumni organizer. He was preceded in death by Betty Sorenson, his later companion. He is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Louise “Becky” (Albert) Rice-Petrusky of Ponder, Texas and Sandra Sue “Sandy” (Joe) Prchal of Topeka; three grandchildren, Nichole Petrusky Miller, Brandy Petrusky Kitchen and Albert Anthony Layton Petrusky; great grandchildren, Conner Miller and AnnaBeth Kitchen.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the Highland Heights Christian Church. He will lie in state Tuesday from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. with visitation from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Davidson Funeral Home. Interment will be at the Prairie Home Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross and sent in care of the Davidson Funeral Home. davidsonfuneral.com. A Potluck dinner will follow the services back at the church. All are invited.

 

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