The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. today. At 6:30 p.m. today, a funeral service will be conducted with the Rev. Kevin Starcher officiating. Following the service, Mr. Rice's request for cremation will be honored. Interment of the cremains will follow at a later date in Maplewood Cemetery at Elkins.
The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Chi Rho Youth Group, in care of Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church, 450 Randolph Avenue, Elkins, WV 26241. Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for James Nutter Rice. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.