01/03/08 — ALTON "RAY" PRICE

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Jan. 28, 1935-Dec. 30, 2007

MOUNT OLIVE -- Alton Ray Price, 72, of 308 N. Church St., died Sunday at WakeMed in Raleigh.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the chapel of Tyndall Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steven Wicks officiating. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

A veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War era, he was a member of the Mount Olive Presbyterian Church. He was an avid sportsman, enjoyed hunting and fishing and had been a truck driver, with the Mount Olive Gas Co., being his last place of employment.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Cathy Wagner Price, of the home; a son, Mark Price of Mount Olive; five daughters and sons-in-law, Terrie and Steve Walton of Goldsboro, Kim and Kelly Williams of Wake Forest, Tracy and Brett Klutch of Rolesville, Elizabeth Price and Amy Price, both of the home; five grandchildren, Kyle, Kendyl and Kristen Williams, Abbie and Madison Walton; a brother, Rodney Price of Wilmington; and three sisters, Lettie Mae Price of Warrenton, Ruth Spivey of Dayton, Tenn., Sue Samuels of Grand Rapids, Mich. Also surviving are many other supporting family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan Kawa Price; his parents, William Monroe Price and Daisy Hughes Price; two sisters, Martha Maples and Inez Culbreth; and three brothers, Ennis Price, Hubert Price and James Price.

The family received friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m., and at other times at the home of Jorge and Patsy West, 115 E. John St., Mount Olive.

Flowers are welcome or memorial gifts may be sent to Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 158, Mount Olive, N.C. 28365, or to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, Va. 23058. Online condolences may be sent to www.tyndallfh.com.

A Tyndall service.


Published in Obituaries on January 3, 2008 2:39 PM