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1941 Jim 2024

James J. Rice, Sr.

October 2, 1941 — May 27, 2024

RICE - James J., 82, Salix, passed away May 27, 2024. Born October 2, 1941, in South Fork, son of Joseph and Hazel (Penrod) Rice. Preceded in death by his wife, Judy who died just weeks before their 65th wedding anniversary; parents; and siblings, David and Harold Rice, Olive Nanna, and Marlene Simanski. 

Survived by children, James J. Jr., married to Charlene (Roxby); Allen; and Susan, wife of John Younkin; sisters, Mary Jane Watson and Connie Nanna; and grandchildren, J.T. Rice and Xavier, Levi, and Quentin Younkin. 

He enjoyed his grandchildren, planting extraordinary gardens, and traveling with his wife. 

Friends will be received from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Friday May 31, at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc., South Fork, the Reverend Joseph Stains, presiding.

Please join the family in the church hall at Mount Hope Community Church immediately following for a meal and fellowship.

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Friday, May 31, 2024

9:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc.

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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Funeral Service

Friday, May 31, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home, Inc.

621 Maple Street, South Fork, PA 15956

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