Obituary of Coach Paul "Slick" Rice
Coach Paul “Slick” Rice 82 of Louisa, KY passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021 following an illness.
Paul was born March 6, 1939 in Catlettsburg, KY to the late Erwin and Pearl Fillmore Rice. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Curt Rice and daughter Angela Roberts.
Survivors include his loving wife of over 60 years, Marilyn Shivel Rice; a son Paul (Susie) Rice; a daughter Tamara Rice; two grandchildren Clark and Natalie Rice; and a lifelong friend Lee Hedrick.
Paul was a retired Boyd County High School Industrial Arts teacher with over 30 years of service. He loved sports and was one of the first original football coaches at Boyd County High School. Throughout his years there, he coached many different sports including boys’ and girls’ basketball, as well as track. His years as a coach and teacher were some of the most memorable of his life. Aside from coaching, Paul enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on his farm. He was also a lifelong member of the Kentucky Coaches Association and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Friends may visit the family on Thursday, December 23rd from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.
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