OWENSBORO, Ky. — Dennis Wayne Vice peacefully left this world March 3, 2019, at Wellington Parc, in Owensboro. He was born Nov. 23, 1945, to the late Virgil and Anita Florence Cook Vice in Burlington, Kentucky.
Dennis was a 1964 graduate of Boone County High School and a 1967 graduate of Kentucky Southern College in Louisville, Kentucky. He served in the United States Air Force from 1968 to 1975, attaining the rank of captain.
He was a dairy farmer in Ohio County, Kentucky, for six years and retired from United States Postal Service in 2003. Dennis was a member of Bethabara Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Dennis was preceded in death by his sister, Beth Vice Carpenter; his brother, John Mark Vice; and his grandson, Jared Lee Hamilton.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Carol Tichenor Vice; daughters, Liessell (Greg) Hamilton, of Knottsville, Kentucky, and Kari (Dennis) Keith, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky; grandchildren, Emily and Wesley Hamilton, and Katherine, Lauren and Erin Keith; brothers, Paul (Allison Ewart) Vice, of Louisville, and Glenn (Gwen) Vice, of Hebron, Kentucky; sister-in-law, Myra June Vice, of Hendersonville, North Carolina; mother-in-law, Delores Tichenor, of Owensboro; and several nieces and nephews.
We are thankful for the love and care given to Dennis and our family by the staff at Wellington Parc, also the care and support of Hospice of Western Kentucky and the VA Clinic of Owensboro.
Memorial Service will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please honor Dennis with memorial gifts to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301 or Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana & Southern Kentucky, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205.