As a courtesy to the Rice family of Morven and Polkton, we are sharing the following obituary.
On Friday, October 29,, 2021, Mr. James Robert Rice, Sr. passed away.
He was born June 22, 1942, and was a son of the late Mack Henry Rice and the late Sarah Mason Rice.
James enjoyed working with his hands, He was a wonderful carpenter, building many homes. He enjoyed working with leather, creating beautiful pocketbooks, wallets, and belts. He enjoyed family times and good southern food.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children, James Rice, Jr. of Polkton, Daniel Rice (Dianne) of Kannapolis, Christopher Rice of Monroe, Christi Hill (Michael) of Kannapolis, and Tracy Whitley (Mike) of Mt. Pleasant and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his sister and brother, Margaret Hipple and Olen Rice both of Marshville
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandchild, Nic Rice, and his brother and sister, Thomas Rice (Katie) who were residents of Morven and Linda Nixon (Neal) who were residents of Oakboro and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Roy Hipple and Sarah Rice who were residents of Marshville
The services were private.