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William J. Rice, Jr.

August 18, 2020


William J. Rice, Jr., age 78, of Raynham, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family on August 18, 2020.

William, the son of the late William and Ruth (Tower) Rice, Sr. was born in Taunton.

He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara (Bombardier) Rice.

Bill enjoyed spending time on the Cape, scenic rides with family, and soaking up the sun on a beautiful day out on the porch. He could always be found with a cup of coffee in hand or a bowl of Ramen while enjoying the price is right.

Bill was a loving and devoted father to his 3 sons; Kenneth P. Rice, James E. Rice and the late Ronald W. Rice;  His 6 grandchildren, Brandon Rice, Derek Rice, Rachel Rice, Nicholas Rice and his wife Alisha, Ryan Rice and Tyler Rice; His 3 great granddaughters, Ava Rice, Charlotte Rice and Lydia Rice, and sisters Virginia Rice and the late Ruth Ann Wilson.

Services and burial will be held privately.

Arrangements are made with Silva Funeral Home, Taunton.

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