James C. Rice, 65, of Johnson City went to be with the Lord unexpectedly Tuesday morning, December 7, 2010 at Wilson Memorial Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife of twenty five years, June E. Rice, Johnson City; his children, Jason Rice, Joseph Rice and his wife, Heather, and Susan Rice; one stepson, Dan Cullen and his wife Danielle and their children, Josh, Chad and Abby; one step daughter, Colleen Bors and husband Randall and their daughter, Emily; one brother, George Rice; three sisters, Rose Hashagen, Barbara Stemple and Jim, and Joan VanWinkle and husband Leon; several nieces and nephews; a very dear friend, Scottie who shared his love of cars; and two faithful companions, Tasha and Kitty.

James enjoyed NASCAR, antiques and collectibles. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War.

Private memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by J.F. Rice Funeral Home, Inc., 150 Main St., Johnson City, NY