TUSCOLA – David "Bud" Rice, Jr., 88, of Tuscola passed away at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 19, 2012) at his residence.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 S. Main St., Tuscola, is handling arrangements.
Bud was born March 16, 1924, in Camargo, the son of David L. and Hazel Miller Rice Sr. He married George Ann Muir on Feb. 5, 1946, in Tuscola. She preceded him in death on Nov. 15, 2003.
Survivors include his son, Doug Rice, and wife, Rosemary, of Peru, Ind.; daughter, Jan McGuire, and husband, Tom, of Mooresville, N.C., six grandchildren, Stephen (Margie) Rice of Bloomington, Ind., Timothy David (Shelly) Rice of Valparaiso, Ind., Melissa Rice and Brian Stuck of Bainbridge, Wash., Lauren Rice of Durham, N.C., Jennie McGuire and David Burke of Charlotte, N.C., and Benjamin (Sara) McGuire of Chicago; five great-grandchildren, Alex Rice, Jackson Rice, Georgia Rice, David Rice and Naomi Stuck; and a sister, Mary Jean Barnes of Tuscola.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, James R. Rice and John P. Rice.
The family would like to thank Becki Anderson, his caregiver, to have the opportunity to spend the last seven years at home.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials are suggested to the Victory Church of Camargo.
Bud was a farmer, real estate agent and insurance agent. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Bud enjoyed horse racing.
Online condolences to the family may be shared via hilligossshraderfh.com.