DAVID H. RICE SR. 1948 - 2016 Occum - David H. Rice Sr. 67 of Ocala Florida passed away peacefully on October 14th 2016. Born in Oil City Pennsylvania on December 1st 1948 to Harry and Helen Rice. Dave was a long time native to Eastern Connecticut. One of his true passions was working on and driving race cars in his younger days. He prided himself on his fierce knowledge of the political world. Dave was a master mechanic and a certified welder fabricator. He served his country as a Naval Seaman. Dave leaves behind his beloved wife Jay (Dion) Rice of 46 years of marriage. A predeceased son David H. Rice Jr. and his three daughters Heather Kresser and family, Tammi Bourbeau and family and April Wojcik and her husband Andrew Wojcik and family. His five beautiful Grandchildren Jordan Kresser, Samantha Kresser, Savannah Rice, Madisoneve Wojcik and Andiemarie Wojcik.His sister Martha Harris and two brothers John Rice Sr. and Billy Rice and many beloved family members.