Larry J. "Hare" Price

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INDEPENDENCE - Larry J. "Hare" Price, 70, of Independence, died on Monday, Sept. 19, at the Buchanan County Health Center LTC in Independence.
He was born on Nov. 11 1940, in Independence, the son of Jesse Willard and Jean Dana (Bantz) Price. He graduated from high school in Independence with the Class of 1959 and then served in Berlin, Germany with the U.S. Army. On May 29, 1965, he and the former Judy Kay Neith were married at the First Methodist Church in Independence.
Mr. Price farmed and also worked at the John Deere Company in Waterloo. He retired in 1993 after 30 years with the company.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Independence, the Bechter-Boies V.F.W. Post 2440, the Shysters, the U.A.W. Local 838 and the 2 Cylinder Club. He enjoyed spending time restoring and collecting 2 cylinder John Deere tractors.
Mr. Price is survived by his wife of 46 years, Judy, one daughter, Penny (Denis) Sailer of Hiawatha, one son, Steven (Dannell) Price of Independence, and four grandchildren, Stephanie, Jenna, Sean and Ethan. He is also survived by one brother, Jim "Hank" (Elaine) Price and one sister, Kathy "Otie" Price, both of Independence.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services were Thursday, Sept. 22 at the First United Methodist Church in Independence. Burial was in Wilson Cemetery in Independence.
White Funeral Home in Independence was in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Sept. 23 to Sept. 30, 2011