James A. Rison, III, 56, died March 4, 2013. He was the husband of Susan M. Blanchard.
A lifelong resident of Warwick, he was the son of James A. Rison, Jr. and the late Maureen T. (Mulligan) Rison. Jim had formerly worked for Read Sheet Metal and at Air Filter Systems. An avid sports fan, he had started and managed the Rison’s Raiders Softball Team for over 30 years. He also spent many years coaching, umpiring and sponsoring other teams. A Patriots fan, he was a season ticket holder since 1981.
He was the devoted father of James A. Rison, IV, Jarrah J. Rison and Jett R. Rison; and grandfather of Louis and Brayden Gauthier. He was the brother of Kim Prashaw and Debbie Lineberger; and uncle of James and Robert Lineberger and Louie and Nikki Rossi.
His funeral will be held Friday, March 8 at 9 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Burial will be in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours Thursday 4-8 p.m. Information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.