TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Funeral arrangements have been announced for Chief Meteorologist Emeritus Dick Rice who died during the weekend at the age of 80.
Per his request, a private family graveside service will be held at Lee Memorial Park in Verona.
Longtime weatherman Dick Rice died at the age of 80.
Dick Rice (center) learned meteorology while serving in the U.S. Navy.
Friends may visit Holland Funeral Directors in Tupelo Tuesday afternoon from noon to 5 p.m. to pay their respects by signing a register book and watching videos of Rice's life.
Rice joined WTVA in 1979 and stepped away from his day-to-day duties in 2011.