James (Jim) Rice, age 68, of Bald Knob, formerly of Benton, passed away at White County Hospital on Dec. 6, 2013.
He served in the U.S. Army and was a retired LPTN. (licensed psychiatric technician nurse).
Mr. Rice was preceded in death by his parents, James O. and Virginia Robinson; a brother, Olen Robinson; and his grandparents, Charles and Martha Reason and Virgil and Elizabeth Lovell.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Rice of Bald Knob; two sons, Bryan Rice (Christie) of Greenbrier and Greg Rice of Benton; a daughter, Stepanie Raper of Benton; a stepson, Stephen Frank of Bald Knob; two step-daughters, Vickie Levlow of Plainview and Karen Miller of Mississippi; two brothers, Ken Robinson of Little Rock and Doug Robinson of California; a sister, Jane Riddling of Benton; 13 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Trinity Full Gospel Church in Bald Knob.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .