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Robert Lloyd Rice

November 23, 1923 — July 21, 2018

Robert Lloyd Rice, 94, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Brookdale in Greenville, Ohio.

He was born November 23, 1923 in Packard, Kentucky to the late Robert and Nannie (Smith) Rice.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Vina Opal Rice; his son, Ronald Rice; his brothers, Clarence Rice, Roy Rice, and James Rice; and his sister, Estelle Rice.

Robert served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was active for many years in the VFW and American Legion in Wilmington, Ohio. He was a member of the YMCA in Wilmington and Greenville, Ohio.

He is survived by his grandsons, Scott (Amy) Rice of Rossburg and Kirk (Nicole) Rice of Palestine; his great-grandchildren, Jeffrey, Jordan, Sara, Hanna, and Nathanael Rice; his great-great grandsons, Zander Black and Owann Rice; his companion of 13 years, Juanita Cox of Greenville; several nieces and nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Robert's life will be held at 11 am on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Rev. Ron Isom officiating. Burial will be held at 1:30 in Dayton Memorial Park, 8135 North Dixie Drive, Dayton, Ohio.

The family will be receiving guests on Saturday from 10 am until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Darke County YMCA, 301 Wagner Ave. Greenville, Ohio 45331 or State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

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Saturday, July 28, 2018

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