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John W. Price Sr.

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John W. Price Sr. of West Grove John W. Price, Sr., 80, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at his home. He was the husband of the late Yvonne E. Mellinger Price, who he married on September 22, 1956 and with whom he shared 46 years of marriage. Born in Chilhowie, Va., he was the son of the late Charles and Dora Ann Brewer Price. John resided in Florida with his wife for seven years as a union plasterer before returning to the West Grove area in 1962. Here they began a mushroom growing business for several years. In the late '80's he resumed his profession as a self-employed plasterer. John enjoyed working in his garden. He also enjoyed trout fishing in the spring. He is survived by one son, John W. Price, Jr. and his wife Stephania of New London, two grandchildren, Brandon and Austin; one stepson, Gary Mellinger of Oxford; one brother, Howard Price of New London; and one sister, Fannie Richmond of Phoenix, Ariz. John was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Price and Robert Price, and a sister Alice (Ocie) Mills King. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, at the Edward L. Collins Funeral Home, Inc., 86 Pine St., Oxford. Relatives and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 21, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Little Britain Presbyterian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the , 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603. On-line condolences may be made at www.elcollinsfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on May 19, 2012
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