Willard J. Price

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Reichard Funeral Home
400 West Deerfield Road
Union City, IN

UNION CITY — Willard J. Price, 99, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Pine Knoll in Winchester, Indiana.

He was born May 25, 1918, in Tucker County, West Virginia, son of the late Alba Robert and Lula Melissa (Phillips) Price.

Willard owned and operated Price Car Hospital, in Richmond, Indiana, and retired from the Eaton Corporation in 1979, after 18 years of being a Tool Maker and Machinist. Willard was also a U.S. Army Veteran. He loved fishing, woodworking and crafts. He was a member of the Middleboro United Methodist Church, where he was a Lay Leader and speaker.

Survivors include his children: Mary (Kermit) Foureman of New Madison, Ohio; Ronald (Pamela) Price of Union City, Indiana; grandchildren: Denise Anderson, Anthony (Christine) Pereira, Michelle Pereira, Ronald (Jenny) Pereira, James (Lauren) Price, Teresa (Rusty) Zimmers and Scott (Tracy) Price; 22 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren and sister-in-law Thelma Price of Greenville, Ohio.

Willard was preceded by his parents; first wife Nellie E. (Shade) Price, 1998; second wife, Noreene (Boyce) Price, 2016; sister Orpha Sayers; three brothers: Eugene, Forrest and Elmer Price.

Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 9, at the Reichard Funeral Home, Inc., 400 W. Deerfield Road, Union City, Indiana. Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, also at the funeral home, with the Rev. John Hannan officiating. Burial will follow in the Palestine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to a in Willard's memory. On-line condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com

Published in The Daily Advocate from Sept. 6 to Sept. 7, 2017
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