Billy Lee Price, 81, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center surrounded by his family.
Billy was born in Boone County, West Virginia on November 25, 1931 to the late Dewey Edward Price and Mamie Wills Price Cabell. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Technical Sergeant with 22 years of service. Following his military career, Billy worked with Carolina Power and Light Company, retiring after 15 years of service. Billy was a true sportsman, most comfortable outdoors, on the water or in the woods. He was a hunter of big and small game and loved walking in the woods and fields with a gun. Billy also loved all sports and especially bowling as well as bingo. He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of Wayne Masonic Lodge #112 A.F. & A.M.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Bill Rose officiating. Interment will be Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Wayne Memorial Park with military honors. The family will receive friends Friday following the service at Seymour Funeral Home.
Billy is survived by his wife of 59 years, Norma JoAnne Price; daughters, Rose M. Price of Goldsboro and Tina Elaine Poe and husband Dan of Yuba City, CA; son, Douglas R. Price and wife Jane of Gloucester, VA; grandchildren, Amy L. Fulcher and special friend, Brady Shuemaker, Amanda J. McGinty and husband David, Joshua Poe and wife Julissa, Jordan Poe and wife Ana, Randy Price, Will Price and wife Gretchen and Joe Price; and ten great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother, John Price of McMinnville, OR; and a half sister, Sharon Riggleman of Uneeda, WV.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Irvin Cabell; brother, Dewey E. Price, Jr.; and sister, Lois Ann McComas.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be given to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.
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