Private family inurnment service for James A Price, 72, Lawrence will be at a later date in Gore Oklahoma. Mr. Price died Sunday June 13, 2010, at his home. He was a long-term resident of Lawrence.
He was born September 11, 1937, in Oklahoma City,OK, the son of Jesse and Lola (Carter) Price.
Mr. Price graduated from Central High School in Oklahoma City and attended College at Oklahoma Central State.
He spent his career as a District Circulation Manager for the Wichita Eagle until his retirement after 20 years in 1990. He was the owner and operator of A-1 Bail Bonds until his retirement in 2007.
Mr. Price served in the United States Navy from 1955-1958.
He married Ernestine Jones on Jan. 1st 1959 in Oklahoma City, OK. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include a son, Chris Price, Baldwin, KS; Daughter-In Law Christine Price, Baldwin, KS; a daughter Jamie Price and husband Ivo Ivanov, Lawrence, KS; two sisters, Jackie Miller and June Powell, Oklahoma City, OK; seven grandchildren, Jessica Foulke, Jordan Milliken, Jay Milliken, Alena Ivanov, Emil Ivanov, Maggie Price and Misty Price.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gregory Price; a daughter, Dana Price; a grandson Brandon Price; two sisters, Olive Paschall and Laverne Price; and his parents, Jesse and Lola Price.
The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
His motto was "Live and Let Life" and he was always a supporter of the "Underdog."
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmclewain.com.