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Roy L. Rice

June 11, 1945 ~ June 6, 2018 (age 72)
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Newark/Lyons – Roy Lee Rice, 72 passed away from a life long illness on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at the Clifton Springs Nursing Home.

Fulfilling Roy’s wishes, there will be no services. The family will plan a celebration of his life at their convenience.

In memory of Roy, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the National Kidney Foundation, 1344 University Ave., Suite 270, Rochester, NY 14607.

Roy was born the son of the late Robert and Ettamae (Trask) Rice on Monday, June 11, 1945, in Newark, NY, was the oldest of 11 children.

Roy enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.

Roy will be remembered by his children, Kenneth (Kimberly), Kelly (Orlando), Roy Jr. (Danielle), all of Newark, Chrystal (Tim) of East Rochester; granddaughter, Alyssa of Newark; brothers, Roger (Sherry), Dick and Lavern (Debbie) Rice; sisters, Linda Mae Rice (Billy), Mary Jean Rice (Tom), Etta Rice (Harry) and Rose Marie Ace; 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.

Roy was predeceased by his brothers, William in 1992 and Lawrence Sr. in 2015; sister, Joyce in 1980; nephew, Lawrence Jr. in 2013.

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Donations may be made to:

National Kidney Foundation
1344 University Ave, Suite 270, Rochester NY 14607

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