Robert S. Rice

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years, Lois (Lockwood) Rice; his grandson, Barrett Hornberger; his son-in-law, Daniel Baker; and his parents, Oscar and Mary Rice.
He is survived by his four daughters, eight grandchildren, seven  great-grandchildren, his brother, his sister and his nieces and nephews.
While living in Tennessee, Bob attended the University of Tennessee at Martin. He retired from the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company after 25 years of service in 1994. He was an active member of Union City Baptist Church. He faithfully served over the years in various roles at church and in ministry outreach programs.
Bob was a man of honor, integrity, faith and strength, with a deep love and devotion to God, country and family.
Funeral services will be held at Lansing Avenue Baptist Church, 4000 Lansing Ave., in Jackson, Mich., on Saturday at 11 a.m. Visitation will be held at the funeral home Friday from 3-7 p.m.
Bob requested contributions be made to Lansing Avenue Baptist Church Memorial Fund.  
Arrangements are by Chas. J. Burden & Son Funeral Home, 1806 East Michigan Ave. Jackson, Michigan 49202.

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