Funeral services for Bobby Price, age 79 of Sulphur Springs, will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Leo Weisniski and Rev. Dean Libby officiating with Larry Brown, Bob Gideon, LaRoyce McDaniel, Bernie Beers, Ronnie Parris, Mark Spencer, Daniel Roper and Bryan White serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are Gaithen Day, Laddie Filak, Don Deaton, Charles Darr, Debbie Nixon, Wilbert Roland, Doyle Wood, Joe Ardis, Harris Ardis and Truman Wilkerson. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Bobby passed away on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at his Hopkins County Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 25, 1934 in Sulphur Springs the son of Frank and Gladys Garrett Price. He married Betty Hendricks on March 7, 1953 in Sulphur Springs. She preceded him in death in 2011. He was the retired owner of Price Ford Lincoln Mercury and a member of the First United Methodist Church and served in the National Guard.
Survivors include: son, Gregg Price and wife, Debbie of Sulphur Springs; daughter, Vicki Thomas of Rockwall; grandchildren, Jaclyn Thomas, Annie Thomas, Natalie White and husband, Bryan and Abbey Roper and husband, Daniel; great-grandchildren, Mason Greggory White, Hannah Rose Roper, Jack Hodges Roper and Charles James White; sister, Vera Harrington of Sulphur Springs and long time faithful friend, care-taker, confidant and adopted son, Buzzy Ivey.
Special appreciation to care-takers, LaWanda Rape, Rose Dial, Simone and all the staff at Wesley House.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Betty; brothers, Pizzini and Frankie Price; sisters, Marie Jones and Odessa Baxter.
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