MONROE, N.C. – Dowd "Nick" Whitfield Price, Jr., 71, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013. He was born July 14, 1941, in Union County and was a son of the late Dowd W. and Rosa Mills Price. Mr. Price was retired from State Farm Insurance Company after 42 years of service. He was a member of the Sidewinders Car Club, Pontiac – Oakland Club International and Benton Heights men's breakfast group. He was a member of Midway Baptist Church, where he served as deacon, Sunday school teacher and assistant treasurer. Mr. Price is survived by his wife, Glenda Helms Price; sister, Reba Price Clemmer and husband, Don of Lancaster; aunts, Joanne Mills Helms and Ruby Price; other family members, Pat and Jerry Tomberlin, the Rev. Dennis and Beverly Helms, Delilah and Ron Hinson and Deborah and Pudge Belk; nieces and nephews, Melissa Lowery, Eric Hinson, Mike Helms, Jeff Hinson, Matt Belk and Kelly Tomberlin; grand-nieces and grand-nephews, Sarah Daughtery, Nathan Hinson, Garrett Hinson, Adam Hinson, Maddi Hinson, Mae Hinson, Tyler Helms, Avery Helms, Katie Lowery, Shelby Belk, Maeley Belk and Danielle Hinson. He was preceded in death by his sister, Betty " Becky" Price Pruitt. Funeral services were 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Gordon Funeral Chapel, 1904 Lancaster Avenue, Monroe, NC 28112, officiated by the Revs. Dr. Eric Cook and Dennis Helms, with burial at Midway Baptist Church cemetery. Contributions may be made to Hospice House of Monroe, 700 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe, NC 28110 or Midway Baptist Church building fund, P.O. Box 248, Wingate, NC 28174.Online condolences may be made at www.gordonfuneralservice.com. Gordon Funeral Service and Crematory is caring for the Price family.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Apr. 19, 2013