Leonard S. Price
Selbyville - It is with great sadness the family of Leonard S. Price of Selbyville, DE announce his peaceful passing at his beloved home on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at the age of 93. He was born in Washington, DC and was the son of the late Lee Sterling Price and Maude (Burdette) Price.
Leonard enlisted in the Army at 18 years old, and became a proud Signal Corps soldier, which served him well for the next 40 years as he became a supervisor of network operations for the C & P Telephone Co. He spent two years during President Johnson's administration in the Executive Office Building as a switchman and handled the Centrex system that served the White House.
He was awarded a lifetime membership in the Fenwick Island Lions Club, also awarded a lifetime membership in the Wheel Aways Square Dance group, coached football for decades for Lewisdale Boy's and Girl's Club, also enjoyed coaching Basketball, Baseball and Boxing and was a member of Fenwick Island Baptist Church.
He will be lovingly remembered by two sons, Craig S. Price (Michele) of Edgewater, MD and Kirk C. Price (Kristine) of Sterling, VA; one daughter, Linda J.P. Kirks (Ken) of Dallas, TX; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Regina C. Price in 2013 and a sister, Marylee Buchly.
A memorial service will be held at Fenwick Island Baptist Church, 36806 Lighthouse Road in Selbyville, DE on Friday, July 23rd. Visitation will be at 10:00 am, service at 11:00 am and we invite you to join us for a luncheon afterwards.
"Say not in grief he is no more, but thankfulness that he was."
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association
Condolences may be sent by visiting www.bishophastingsfh.com
Published by The News Journal from Jul. 16 to Jul. 18, 2021.