March 29, 2015
Edward L. "Eddie" Hice (1930 - 2015)
Edward L. "Eddie" Hice passed away on March 12, 2015 at Olive View Hospital in Sylmar, CA, after a short illness. He was born in Los Angeles, CA on March 19, 1930.Eddie proudly served in the U.S. Marines from 1946 to 1949. He worked in the motion picture business for 48 years as a stuntman, stunt coordinator, and second unit director. Eddie loved his horses and dogs ~ there wasn't an animal that did not love him.He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Dianne L. Hice; his son Freddie Hice; his daughter Lori Hice; his grandchildren: Dylan Christal Hice, Ronan Hice, Dustin Hice, Cassidy Hice and Dylan V. Hice; and his sister Mary Jo Ortega. Services will be held at 11:00a.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Grace Baptist Church, 22833 Copper Hill Drive, Santa Clarita, CA 91350.
HICE, Eddie (Edward Louis Joseph Hice)
Born: 3/1/1930, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Died: 3/12/2015, Sylmar, California, U.S.A.
Eddie’s Hice’s westerns – actor:
The Texan (TV) – 1959 (Garry, cowhand, Luke Bisbee)
Tombstone Territory (TV) – 1959 (townsman)
Bonanza (TV) – 1960 (carnival attendee)
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (TV) – 1960, 1961 (horse thief, Ringo henchman, Clanton cowboy, Hannegan henchman)
Have Gun – Will Travel (TV) – 1963 (church member)
Gunsmoke (TV) – 1964, 1965, 1966 (Duster, Frank, cowboy, townsman)
Young Fury – 1965 (Hellion gang member)
Little House on the Prairie (TV) – 1976 (Ray Collins)
The Quest (TV) – 1976 (Emmett Driscoll)
The Soul of Nigger Charly – 1977 (Mexican)
Bret Maverick (TV) – 1982 (Sam Black)
Silverado – 1985 [stunts]
Tall Tales & Legends (TV) – 1985 [stunts]
The Wild Wild West (TV) – 1999 [stunts]
American Outlaws – 2001 [stunts]