Ralph Price

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Ralph Price of Liberty passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington. He was 94. Born Feb. 1, 1920 in Casey County, he was the son of the late William Roy Price and Lillie Murphy Price. He was a retired teacher for the Liberty and Casey County School Systems with a doctorate degree in education. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran, a farmer, and member of the Antioch Christian Church. Ralph was a member of the Casey County Teacher's Hall of Fame and the Craftsman Masonic Lodge #722. In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Compton Price; a son, Phillip S. Price; a daughter, Joan Cochran; two brothers, Earl and Lilburn Price; and three sisters, Dora Lee Jeter, Virginia Welch, and Anna Mae Price. Survivors include a son, Gary Ralph (and Diana) Price of Shepherdsville; a step-son, Steve (and Brenda) Wesley of Liberty; eight grandchildren, Ray, Stuart, Jennifer, Shawn, Chris, Michael, Matt, and Malory; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Rodney Price of Liberty; and a sister, Helen Richards of Liberty. Funeral services were Sept. 12 at the Antioch Christian Church with Bro. Bryce McCulley officiating. Mr. Price was laid to rest in Antioch Cemetery with military honors by the Caswell-Saufley American Legion Post and the Fort Knox U.S. Army Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home - Liberty
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6219
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Published in The Casey County News on Sept. 17, 2014
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