PriceOctober 7, 1949 - August 21, 2013 BETHANY Charles Dewayne Price born October 7th, 1949, passed peacefully from this earth on August 21st 2013. Charles was the only child of Charles T. Price and Hazel Lois Price who raised him in Bethany, Oklahoma. He is survived by his mother, Hazel Schmidt and step-father, Leo Schmidt; step-sister, Marie Ann Bishop; his two children, Allen Price and Kerri Day Young; four grandchildren, Grant, Lauren, Arron, and Steven Price, all of Oklahoma City; and wife Kris Price. Dewayne had countless family and friends who truly loved him and survived him as well. Charlie was a decorated American hero. He joined the Army after high school then served two tours in Vietnam as a helicopter crew chief and door gunner. He was awarded several medals including two Purple Hearts and a Brass Star for saving the life of an officer. Charlie was a good son, a brave soldier, a true friend, and a great Dad. We will miss him always. Services will be held on Saturday at 10am at The Eastside of Lake Overholser behind the ranger station. In lieu of flower, please send donations to the Cancer Research Foundation.

Published in The Oklahoman on Aug. 30, 2013