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Jason A. Rice

Jason A. Rice

Jason A. Rice, age 41, of Quincy, died on Friday, June 21, 2019 in his home. He was born on November 24, 1977 in Quincy, the son of Joseph "Joe" and Brenda (Gerdes) Rice. He married Katie (Pierceall) on July 7, 2007 in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. She survives.

Jason was a 1996 graduate of Liberty High School. Jason was an engineer for BNSF and had previously worked in construction.

He loved baseball and softball, playing both throughout his life. Jason played on several traveling teams as a pitcher, catcher and shortstop. Fishing and hunting were two other hobbies he enjoyed. Jason was devoted to his family.

He is survived by his wife, Katie, two daughters: Payten and Logan Rice; a son, Deacon Rice; his parents, Joe and Brenda Rice of Liberty; two sisters: Amy (Mark) Lewis and Leesa (Randy) Crawford all of Liberty; maternal grandfather, Wayne Gerdes of Tennessee; mother and father-in-law, Craig Pierceall and Cathy Pierceall both of Quincy; brother and sister-in-law: Scott (Kelly) Pierceall of Quincy; grandma-in-law, Bev Pierceall of Hannibal; aunts, uncle, nieces, nephews and great-niece and nephews also survive.

Jason was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Edna and Archie Rice and maternal grandmother, Betty Gerdes.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 9:15 a.m. in Duker & Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church with Rev. Tom Donovan, officiant. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday evening from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to The Jason Rice Family.

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From:
State Beauty Supply
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Katie and family, all our hearts are deeply sad and cry for your loss.
You and family are in our payers.
So sorry for your loss.
Your Friends at State Beauty.
From:
sue straley
quincy, IL
Comments:
So very sorry to hear of Jason's passing. Prayers for you all at this difficult time.
From:
Deborah and Dennis Powell
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry for your family’s loss. May God grant your family comfort and peace during your family’s time of loss and sorrow.
From:
Kelly (McLaughlin) Sylvester
Fort Belvoir, VA
Comments:
So very sorry for the loss of Jason. Prayers to the family during this difficult time.
From:
Brother Ed Arambasich, OFM
Joliet, IL
Comments:
Please know that we will keep you and all the family in prayer during this most difficult time in your lives. May Jason have life eternal and may his soul be at rest. Amen.
From:
Ann Sass
Quincy, IL
Comments:
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
From:
Debbie Maas
Liberty, IL
Comments:
Our sympathy to all in your family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.
From:
Angie McColez (Owens)
Cibolo, TX
Comments:
Thinking of all my classmates that spent many years beside Jason. Sending prayers for his wife and family that God will give them peace and good memories during this time and always.
From:
JON SASS
QUINCY, IL
Comments:
so very sorry to hear of Jason;s passing.all of are thoughts are with you all.
From:
Janice Kirgan
Comments:
We are praying for you and your family. So sorry for your loss! 🙏💕🙏💕🙏💕
From:
Dakota Wand
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Katie,
Mom, grandma and I have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Words can’t express how sorry we are for you and your family’s loss. What an amazing life that was taken so soon. Now he can protect you and the kids from above!!