Published 8:26 am Thursday, October 15, 2015
Manuel Price, 73, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2015.
A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late Herman and Hattie Edens Price.
Mr. Price retired from the pipe fitting industry and was a member of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitters Local Union #538 for 26 years. He was also a member of East Watauga Baptist Church.
Mr. Price loved to spend time with his grandchildren and loved the outdoors.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sharon A. Keller Price; two daughters, Melissa Stanley and Angela Price; and a sister, Shirley Morgan.
Survivors include two sons, Herman D. Price and Michael A. Price and wife Kathy, all of Elizabethton; a son-in-law, Gerald Stanley, Nashville, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four brothers, Louie Price, Tony Price, Jerry Price and Larry Price; all of Elizabethton; and two sisters, Sue Blythe and Lisa Padgett, both of Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A service to honor the life of Manuel Price will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday, October 16, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Richard Blankenship and Rev. Mike Dickenson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, prior to the funeral service, or at the residence of any of the family at other times. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 17, in the Treadway Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be grandsons, Michael Price, Brooks Price, Brett Price, Dakota Price and Joseph Stanley. Honorary pallbearer will be a grandson, Dexter Price. Everyone will meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Price family. Office (423) 543-5544.