He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Early’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
He was a retired farmer and was president of the Taylor County Farm Bureau for twenty-nine years. He was a member of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Company Federation Board for ten years and also, served on several other boards. He was also Taylor County Extension Soil Conservationist of the Year.
He united in marriage to Carolyn Miskell Thompson December 20, 1974.
Besides his wife, Carolyn Price of Campbellsville, he is survived by two sons and two daughters: J. W. Price, Jr. and wife, Susan of Lancaster, Randall Price and wife, Patti of Suwanee, Georgia, Sandra Hinton and husband, Jimmy and Lisa Gaddie and husband, Robby of Campbellsville; two step-daughters: Angela Gilpin and husband, Keith of Liberty and Jamie Warren and husband, Timmy of Durham, North Carolina; nine grandchildren: Jennifer Johnson and husband, Larry, Jason McGinnis and wife, Ashley, Ashley Cole and husband, Doug, Kara Warren, Amanda Welton and husband, Tyler, Emily Graham and husband, Clay, Erika Gaddie, Olivia Gilpin and Abigail Price; six great-grandchildren: Christian Price McGinnis, Naomi Kate Johnson, Jacob Cole McGinnis, Liam Price Cole, Lucas Parker Cole and Canon Lee Welton; and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Diana Lynn Price March 13, 1955, a grandson, Lance Corporal Jonathan Thomas Price June 21, 2014 and a sister, Anna Louise Price April 7, 1943.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Friday, April 17, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 P.M., Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Mark Price and Rev. Robert Morris
BURIAL:Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
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