June 14, 1956 ~ May 17, 2005
Sidney Lee Trice, age 48, passed away at his San Antonio home on Tuesday, May 17, 2005. Sid was a native of Lorena, Texas, the sixth of seven children born to George and Ruth Elizabeth Starr Trice. As a self-employed computer graphics and website designer, he worked with many businesses and other organizations in the San Antonio area.
Fine arts have always been at the core of Sid’s life. From early childhood, he wrote prose and poetry, composed and performed music, and created original artwork with oils, pastels and charcoal. Sid was deeply committed to the theater. During his years in San Antonio, he earned lead actor Globe Awards in drama, comedy and musical productions. His work with local theater companies, and the many friendships he formed there, were a source of great fulfillment and delight.
Preceded in death by his parents, Sid is survived by his beloved partner, James Darren Collins; his sisters, Elizabeth Bartlett, Jan Nimmo, Treva Dayton and Jill Boeck; his brothers, Rex Trice and Keith Trice; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Friends and family will celebrate Sid’s life at a memorial service in San Antonio, Tuesday, June 21st, 7:30 P.M. at the Sheldon Vexler Theatre located in the lower level of Barshop Jewish Community Center, 12500 N.W. Military Dr. There will be a graveside memorial service Saturday, June 18th, 11:00 A.M. at the Starr family cemetery located on State Hwy. 19, 3 miles north of Elkhart, Texas, where Sid’s cremated remains will be buried.
In lieu of floral tributes, donations in Sid’s honor may be made to the Ruth Elizabeth Trice Scholarship Fund that he created at the Texas Interscholastic League Foundation (P. O. Box 8028, Austin, TX 78713-8028).
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