James M. Rice, 49 Buckingham Native, Of Illinois, Dies

Published 12:00 am Sunday, August 1, 2010

BUCKINGHAM, August 24 -James M. Rice, 49, of Wilmette, Illinois, died Wednesday, August 18, 2004. He was on a business trip to Philadelphia, PA, when he died unexpectedly of a heart attack.

Formerly of Buckingham County, Mr. Rice was born November 15, 1954, a son of the late Carolyn Boatwright Rice and Allen Rice.

He was a graduate of Prince Edward Academy and a 1976 graduate of the University of Virginia, before relocating to the Chicago area.

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He is survived by his wife, Debbie Stearn-Rice of Wilmette, IL, and one daughter, Shana Helton and husband, Donald; two aunts. Nancy B. Moss and husband, J.P. Moss, III, of Buckingham and Martha B. Boatwright of Neptune, FL.

A memorial service will be held Friday, August 27, at 3 p.m. at the Weinstein Family Services Wilmette Chapel, 111 Stokie Blvd., Wilmette, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Association, 676 N. St. Clair St., Chicago, IL 60611.

Local announcement by Dunkum Funeral Home, Dillwyn.