Irwin PriceJuly 26, 1923 ~ December 11, 2017 (age 94)
Harold "Irwin" Price, 94, of Franklin, NC, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at Macon Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bessie and Roby Price and brother Otho Price. Irwin is survived by his loving wife, Betty Minor Price. They were married for 62 wonderful years. He was a member of Walnut Creek Baptist Church and had served as a Trustee, Treasurer and member of the Budget Committee. Irwin served in the US Navy from 1943 to 1946 aboard the USS Block Island and USS Franklin. He was employed by the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, now CSX, for thirty years in Norfolk and Richmond, Virginia and Jacksonville, Florida.
There will be a memorial service at Walnut Creek Baptist Church, January 7, 2018 at 1:00 pm, with Rev. Mike Wilson presiding.
Because of his great love for animals, especially cats, in lieu of flowers please make donations to Appalachian Animal Shelter, 851 Lake Emory Road, Franklin, NC 28734 or Walnut Creek Baptist Church, 184 Ledford Branch Road, Franklin, NC 28734.
Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Price family. Online condolences may be made at byrantgrantfuneralhome.com.