Family of former trustee/firefighter receives proclamation





Supervisor Karyn Miller and Fire Chief John Ringwelski present a proclamation to the family of the late Randolph Rice in recognition of his 42 years of service to the township.

Supervisor Karyn Miller and Fire Chief John Ringwelski present a proclamation to the family of the late Randolph Rice in recognition of his 42 years of service to the township.

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board presented a proclamation Monday night to the family of Randolph Rice, a township employee for 42 years, who passed away on Feb. 27.

The proclamation cited Rice’s four years of service as a township trustee, from November 20, 1980 to Nov. 20, 1984; his 42 years as an on-call firefighter; 27 years with the United States Army Reserves, retiring as a sergeant major; and his dedication for many years working with the Great Lakes Burn Camp for child burn victims coping with emotional and physical trauma.

“The Charter Township of Flint wishes to publicly recognize the significant contributions of Randolph Rice to the Flint Township Community,’’ the proclamation stated.

It was presented to Rice’s widow Pat, who was accompanied by other family members. Rice’s death also was acknowledged with a moment of silence at the March 4 township board meeting.


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