Mr. Olen Ray "Crowbar" Price, age 76, of Whitetop died Monday, March 10, 2014 at his home.
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Mr. Price was born Jan. 16, 1938 in Grayson County to Theodore Ray and Stella Greer Price. Mr. Price was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Fredia Dolinger, and brother, Dicky Price.
He was a good neighbor and never knew a stranger. He loved bass fishing and spending time with his family. Olen ran a store from 1987 until early 1990's. He was a member of Mouth of Wilson Masonic Lodge. He will be greatly missed by his community.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 13, at Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Lonnie Carpenter, Rev. Julian Owen and Masonic rites by Mouth of Wilson Masonic Lodge. Burial followed in Cole Cemetery. The family received friends prior to the service.
Mr. Price is survived by special friend, Vivian Osborne, daughter, Deborah (Greg) Poe of Whitetop, sons, Michael (Gale) Price, Stephen (Sharon) Price and Douglas (Rita) Price, all of Whitetop, Brother, Tommy (Terry) Price of Elk Creek. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and two nieces.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 1477 Carrollton Pike, Hillsville, VA 24343 or Mt. Rogers Fire and Rescue, PO Box 47, Whitetop, VA 24292.
Arrangements by Badger Funeral Home of West Jefferson, N.C.
Badger Funeral Home
300 N Main St West Jefferson, NC 28694
Published in The Declaration on Mar. 19, 2014