He was born on January 22, 1933 in Senora, Arkansas, the son of Arvil J. and Dorthy E. (Adams) Ice.
Gene is survived by his wife, Francis Ice, of the home; one son, Ronnie Ice; two daughters, Tamela Ice and Barbie Renee Ice; one granddaughter, Elizabeth Young; one great-granddaughter McKail Dobbs; three brothers and one sister, and many other relatives. He will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him.
The family hosted a graveside service on Saturday, October 11, 2014, at Steely Chapel Cemetery in Elk Creek, Missouri. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.