Larry Rice

WILLARD, Ohio - Larry Rice, 72, of Mansfield, passed away on Saturday (Dec. 1, 2012).
Larry was born on March 8, 1940, in Kane, Pa., to the late Earl and Helen Rice Benjamin.
Originally from Smethport, Pa., he was a 1959 graduate of Smethport High School and was later drafted into the U.S. Army, serving from 1963-1965. Larry worked in construction, as a heavy equipment operator and as a contractor.
He is survived by his wife, Roberta Niles Rice, whom he married on Nov. 1, 1967; his daughter Vickie Mayo and granddaughter Ella Mayo, both of Jackson, Tenn.; his sisters Judy (Bill) McKean of Smethport and Phyllis Cook of Rochester, N.Y.; sister-in-laws Dottie (Henry) Mohney of Kane, Judy Gnan and brother-in-law Jim Niles of Port Allegany, Pa.; and six nieces and nine nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Roger Rice; and two nephews.
Donations may be made to the . Online condolences may be left for the family at

Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 5 to Dec. 11, 2012