James David (Jimmy) Price Jr., 50, of Johnson City, passed away Friday January 10, 2014, at his home after a short illness.
He was a life long resident of Johnson City, and the son of Rev. J.D. Price and Carolyn Carr Price of Johnson City. He was a Free Will Baptist of faith.
Jimmy graduated from Happy Valley High School in 1981. He had retired from Price Bros. Construction Company of Johnson City.
He was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and sports, especially NASCAR Racing.
Jimmy is preceded in death by his grandfather, Edward T. (Ed) Carr; and grandparents, Rev. Carmi Price and Mabel Taylor Price, of Johnson City.
He is survived by one son, Aaron Zachary Price, of Marion, North Carolina; and a very “special grandmother and best friend,” Bea Carr, of Johnson City; and a very special uncle who was always there for him, Steve Price, of Johnson City.
The family will receive friends on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Morris-Baker Funeral Home South Chapel.
A funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. Officiating is the Rev. Todd Robinson and Rev. Kenny Schultz. Music will be provided by Sally Price.
Graveside service will take place Tues., Jan. 14, 2014, at the Happy Valley Memorial Cemetery in Elizabethton, TN. Procession to cemetery will be leaving at 1:00 p.m. Tues. from Morris-Baker Funeral Home.
Active Pallbearers will be Wayne Price Jr., Michael Price, Benjamin Price, all cousins of Jimmy, and David Wood, Bruce Senter and Earl Hughes. Honorary Pallbearers will be Wayne Price, Homer Price, uncles of Jimmy, and Danny Branton and Willie Davis. Pallbearers are asked to arrive 30 mins. prior to the funeral service.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home, 2001 Oakland Ave., is in charge of arrangements. (282-1521)