Richard G. Nice, 46, Bend, died Sept. 19, 2001, in a motorcycle accident.

He was born June 28, 1955, in McMinnville to Clifford and Wanda Nice.

He married Mary Fox on Oct. 24, 1981, in North Bend.

Mr. Nice owned and operated commercial fishing boats out of Astoria and Hawaii. He was a member of the La Pine Lodge Pole Dodgers Snowmobile Club, and was affiliated with Eastmont Church.

He is survived by his wife; sons, Jared and Tyler of Bend; daughters, Rachel and Nicole of Bend; his mother and sisters, Carlotta Bennett of Willamina, and Margaret Dick of Golden, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his father.

A viewing will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2001, and the funeral service will be at 5:30 p.m. at Eastmont Church in Bend. A burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Pilot Butte Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Association or American Diabetes Association.