Funeral services for James Robert “Bob” Rice, 65, Tonganoxie will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow at Hubbel Hill Cemetery in Tonganoxie. He passed away Monday, May 18, 2015 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Bob was born August 25, 1949 in Independence, KS the son of Franklin Hendrix and Elvira Pearly (Emry) Rice.
He was a Union Local #441 Pipefitter.
He was a member of Pipefitters Union and Abate of Kansas. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle.
He married Kathleen Hadley May 26, 2001 in Eureka Springs, AR. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include stepdaughters, Elizabeth and Emily; two step granddaughters; twin brother, Bill Rice, Tonganoxie; and niece and nephew.
The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service from 1 – 2 p.m. at the mortuary.