James Rice Jr., 93, of the Sunnyside community, died at his home Friday.

He retired from General Motors in Cleveland, Ohio.

He was a Purple Heart Recipient and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He is survived by two daughters: Jewell Laws and her fiancé, Ed Miller, and Brenda Kohl-Orlando and Joe Orlando; grandchildren: Jimmy Laws, Tyler Laws and Lindsey Seeger; great-grandchild: Mackenzie Laws; one brother and sister-in-law: Jack and Reba Dean Rice; two sisters: Louise Stone and Hilda; several nieces and nephews; and a very special caregiver: Misty Willis.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Angela Rice; and his parents: Jessie and Elizabeth Rice.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Jeffers Funeral & Cremation Service, Afton chapel. The funeral will follow at 7 p.m. in Jeffers Afton Chapel with the Rev. Tammy Greene and the Rev. Dean Brewster officiating.

Interment will be Thursday at 10 a.m. with military honors conveyed at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens.

Thoughts and memories may be shared with the family at www.jeffersmortuary.com.