Johnny Price

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Johnny Price, 65, of Rocky Mount, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2006. He was born March 12, 1941 in Franklin County. He retired as a captain from the City of Roanoke Fire EMS Department with thirty-two years of service. Prior to working for the City of Roanoke, Johnny was a volunteer fire fighter for the Rocky Mount Fire Department. Johnny was a very devoted husband, father, and grandfather, as well as a mentor to many young people in Franklin County sporting community. The Eagle Express did not pull out many times that Johnny was not at the “helm”. Johnny will be sadly missed by both present and past athletes and coaching staff. He also enjoyed cooking and serving his famous “Johnny’s Barbeque” for family and friends alike, as well as cooking for the annual MDA golf tournament to support Jerry’s Kids. Left to cherish his memories are his wife of forty-one years, Gail Lynch Price; sons, Courtney and wife, Jennifer, Jay Jay and friend Kathy, Chris and friend, Beth, and Trung; his mother, Mary Price; brothers, Carl, Warren, and Tommy; his father-in-law, Paul Lynch, and by his special grandchildren, Caitlin, Benjamin, Christa, Callie, and Cameron Price. Johnny will also be missed by his two special companions: Peaches and Pepper. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations to be sent to Franklin County High School Athletic Department in his memory. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel, 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Rick Poland and Mr. Tommy Barrett officiating. Interment will follow in Franklin Memorial Park. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Wednesday with the family receiving friends from 6 to 9 p.m. at Flora Funeral Service and at other times at Johnny’s beloved “Lake House” at Loblolly Lane, Glade Hill, Va. 24092. Arrangements by Flora Funeral Service, 665 S. Main St., Rocky Mount, Va. 24151.

If you get a chance you can check out the first post about Johnny Price that I posted the other day. There are some great comments, including a touching one from JJ Price. If you would like, you can leave a comment on this post or the first post.

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