Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Frank J. Rice Jr., 79, of Aurora passed away Friday, February 23, 2018 in Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

            He was born to Frank Sr. and Joyce Shelton Rice on February 22, 1939 in Wyandotte Co., KS.  He was a retired security officer and a U.S. Air Force Veteran.

            Survivors include his wife, Christa; one son, Frank Rice III and wife, Cheryl of Galena, MO.; two daughters, Christine Harris of Kansas City, MO. and Terry Tucker of Marionville, MO.; and one sister, Linda Varjarabedian of Sacramento, CA.

            He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Sue Taylor.

            No services are planned.  Cremation is under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.