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Lawrence Price

Lawrence Richard Price, age 85, of Marlinton, passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Buckeye.

Born October 17, 1928, at Spring Creek, he was a son of the late Earl Richard and Lottie Jane Kelley Price.

Lawrence was a member of the Marlinton United Methodist Church. He was owner/operator of Price’s Body Shop for 35 years and was an avid hunter.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters; and two brothers.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mabel Sharp Price; three daughters, Diana Sparks, and husband, Paul, Linda Green and Connie Grimes, and husband, Doug, all of Marlinton; three sons, Wayne Price, and wife, Paula, of Sugar Grove, Larry Price, and wife, Cindy, of Marlinton, and Jeffrey Price, and wife, Donna, of Hillsboro; 16 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Wilma Morgan, of Arbovale.

Funeral service was October 11 at the Marlinton United Methodist Church with Pastor David Merryman officiating. Interment was in Mountain View Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Marlinton Volunteer Fire Department, 709 Second Avenue, Marlinton, WV 24954.

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