Mr. Rice was born, July 20, 1925, in San Antonio to Jake Raymond Rice and Lorene Gorman Rice. Lloyd joined the United States Army on November 18, 1943 and served his country in World War II in Iowa Jima.
Survivors include his daughter, Cherry Lynn Rice Wahl of Austin; his son, Morris (Valerie) Rice of Bergheim; his caregiver, Elma Cortez of Kenedy; his step-daughter, Effie; his sister, Loycene Baker of Kenedy; his brother, Jake William Rice of Stockdale; his grandchildren, Jacob (Jennifer) Long, Tracey Ann Rice and Ben David (Monique Ann) Jackson; four great-grandchildren and his former wives, Oleta Mae Ocheltree Rice and Angela Rice.
Preceded in death by his parents; his brother Charles Gorman and his granddaughter, Stacie Michelle Taylor.
Graveside services were held Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 12 noon, in the Choate Cemetery officiated by Rev. Larry Odem.