Patrick David Rice, son of George Duran of Dexter and the late Carol Jean Burns Rice, was born on March 9, 1966, at Grapevine, Texas, and died at his residence in Dexter on Jan.14, 2003, at the age of 36. Mr. Rice was employed by Tyson Foods in Dexter, a member of the Smith Avenue Church of God in Sikeston, and a resident of Dexter. Survivors include his adoptive father and step-mother, David and Becky Rice of Jackson; his biological father, George Duran of Dexter; two brothers, Justin Rice of Chicago, Ill., and Shaun Duran of Dexter; one sister, Chrysta Lynn Null of Leora; his maternal grandmother, Esther Jean Burns of Dexter; and his maternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Lee Roy and Elizabeth Burns of Dexter. Besides his mother, he was preceded in death by one brother, Jonathan Mark Rice. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2003, at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Chapel with Rev. Ira Sandefur officiating. Interment will follow in the Bloomfield Cemetery.