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Richard Stice

Richard E. L. “Dick” Stice 86, of Troy, formerly of Bethalto passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Morningside of Troy.

He was born August 15, 1932 in Winchester, to Floyd H. and Rowena A (Freesen) Stice.

He was a Korean Army Veteran with the 64th tank battalion. He retired as a supervisor at Olin Corp. after 46 years. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Judy (Whittleman) Stice of 54 years. They loved camping, sold their home in Bethalto and went full time Rving with a summer resort in Illinois and a winter resort in Texas. After 12 years they decided to settle by family in Troy.

He is survived by two sons, Ronald Stice of Troy and James Stice of California; six grandchildren, Richard M.E. Stice, Ronald Stice II, Jessica Stice, Chelsey Stice, Skylynn Stice and Chance Stice and four great grandchildren; brother, Jack Stice of Alton; sisters and brothers in laws, Mary (Jim) Mihalich of New Berlin and Frieda (Edmond) Eyster of Wood River; sisters in law, Norma Stice of Fosterburg, Roseann Stice of East Alton and Karen (Ed) Grady of NV; brothers in law, Ed Schaberg of Godfrey and John Green of Godfrey; nieces and nephews, Kelly (Rusty) Herrin, Mike (Debbie) Webb, Brian Webb, Mary Marshall, Christopher Grady, Beth (Ryan) Soliday and many great-nieces and nephews.

Also preceding him in death were his, parents; brothers, Wayne, Joe and Robert Stice; sisters, Margaret Schwegel, Dorothy Moore, Ruby Schaberg and Ruth Stice; sisters in law, Ginger and Sue Stice and Joan Green and brother in law, Pete Schwegel.

A memorial visitation will be held at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights from 10 a. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials can be made to American Heart Association. Online guestbook available at

Paynic Funeral Home in East Alton is in charge of the arrangements.

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