Lloyd Raymond Rice

Lloyd Raymond Rice, passed away, Thursday, April 4, 2013, at 10:00 A.M., in the Woodridge Nursing Home in Beeville, Texas at the age of 87 years, 8 months and 15 days.

Lloyd was born, July 20, 1925, in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Jake Raymond Rice and Lorene Gorman Rice. Mr. Rice joined the United States Army on November 18, 1943 and proudly served his country in World War II in Iowa Jima.

Lloyd is survived by his daughter, Cherry Lynn Rice Wahl of Austin; his son, Morris Rice and wife Valerie of Bergheim, Texas; his caregiver, Elma Cortez of Kenedy; his step-daughter, Effie; his sister, Loycene Baker of Kenedy; his brother, Jake William Rice of Stockdale; his grandchildren, Jacob Long and wife Jennifer, Tracey Ann Rice and Ben David Jackson and wife Monique Ann; his great-grandchildren, Avery Nichole Gleason, Kaitlynn Michelle Taylor, Alexander Jacob Gleason and Grady Layne Jackson and his former wives, Oleta Mae Ocheltree Rice and Angela Rice.  Mr. Rice is preceded in death by his parents; his brother Charles Gorman and his granddaughter, Stacie Michelle Taylor.

Graveside services were held, Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 12:00 Noon, in the Choate Cemetery officiated by Rev. Larry Odem.