Robert Lee Rice, age 65, of Lenexa, Kan., formerly of Fulton, went to his heavenly home on June 7, 2019, at Overland Park Medical Center in Overland Park, Kan. Robert was born September 28, 1953 in Fulton to Harry H. and Selma Irene Rice. He graduated from Fulton High School in 1972 then graduated with a BS degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri Columbia. Robert worked most of his life in the insurance industry as an insurance underwriter. He worked for several insurance companies in several cities in Texas before being transferred to a company in Overland Park, Kan. He had retired earlier this year. Robert is survived by his siblings, H. Roger Rice of Fulton, Gary (Michelle) Kniepfel of Branson, MO. and Gina (Bob) Gould; his step-mother, Joan (Howard) Hinze of Fulton; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry H. Rice and Selma Irene Rice. Robert will be interred at Callaway Memorial Gardens in Fulton with a private graveside service.