A funeral service for Merl A. Rice, 69, of Warren, who died on Feb. 6, 2020, was held at 11 A.M. Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, with Rev. Douglas Brink, Pastor of Sheffield United Methodist Church, officiating. Serving as pallbearers for entombment in the Mausoleum of the Ascension at St. Joseph Cemetery were Merl’s nephews, Bill, C.J., Timothy, Andrew, and Daniel Rice. Serving as an honorary pallbearer was Merl’s nephew, David Rice.