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Steven James Rice

A funeral service for Steven James Rice, 53, of Hebron, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the Newark Chapel of Henderson Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, with Father Bob Penhallurick officiating. Inurnment will take place in St. Mary Cemetery, Lancaster.

Mr. Rice died April 13, 2009, at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 17, 1955, in Lancaster, to the late Carl L. and Barbara J. (Motter) Rice.

Mr. Rice was an avid OSU football and Cleveland Browns fan and enjoyed fishing. He had been employed at Owens-Corning Fiberglas.

He is survived by three sisters, Karen Rice, of Lancaster, Carla Kaylor ,of Newark and Kristi (Bob) Milano, of Columbus; two brothers, Carl (Judy) Rice II, of South Carolina, and Tony (Loma) Rice, of Newark; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jeff Rice.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the funeral home, 59 N. Fifth Street.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Please visit www.hendersonvanatta. com to view a memorial and to leave a message of condolence for the Rice family.

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