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James Robert Rice

November 8, 1932 November 11, 2018
James Robert Rice
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Obituary for James Robert Rice

Beverly - James R. Rice, 86, beloved husband of the late Nancy (Cavanaugh) Rice with whom he shared over fifty years of marriage, died Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the Beverly Hospital.
Born in Gloucester, he was the son of the late Charles and Julia (Joy) Rice. He graduated from Gloucester High School and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Norwich University.
An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corp. He continued to his service as an active member of the Marine Air Reserve obtaining the rank of Major.
Mr. Rice owned and operated Reps North East Inc. for many years until the time of his retirement. Following his retirement he worked in sales for Scott Oil.
A longtime resident of Beverly and an avid golfer, he was a member of the Wenham Country Club. He was a loving father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by a son, James “Jay” Rice and his wife, Mary of New Hampshire, two daughters, Julie Poor and Sheila Rice both of Beverly, four grandchildren, Jimmy Rice and his husband, Luis, Mark Rice, Rachel Matthews and Cody Poor, two great grandchildren, Beatrix Matthews and Addison Matthews and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Shirley, Barbara and Charlie Rice.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Margaret’s Church, 672 Hale Street, Beverly Farms, Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly, Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. Burial in Beverly Farms Cemetery. Contributions may be made in his memory to the charity of one’s choice. Information, directions, condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.


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Visitation

Monday

19

Nov

5:00 PM 11/19/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/19/2018 7:00:00 PM
Campbell Funeral Home

525 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Campbell Funeral Home
525 Cabot Street Beverly 01915 MA
United States

Service

Tuesday

20

Nov

10:30 AM 11/20/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Margaret's Church

672 Hale Street
Beverly, MA 1915

St. Margaret's Church
672 Hale Street Beverly 1915 MA

Graveside

Tuesday

20

Nov

11:30 AM 11/20/2018 11:30:00 AM
Beverly Farms Cemetery

Haskell Street
Beverly, MA 1915

Beverly Farms Cemetery
Haskell Street Beverly 1915 MA
United States
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