James T. Price, age 74 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, December 04, 2016, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL.
He was born on Monday, October 12, 1942, in Fairmont City, IL, the son of Harry and Elinore (nee Howerton) Price.
On Sunday, July 03, 1966, he married Patricia D. Price nee Counts at Kennett, MO, who survives.
Jim grew up in E.St. Louis and Washington Park, He later moved to Marine, IL of 30+ years. He worked as a Machine Operator on the Barge Line in Granite City, IL. He has lived at Highland Health Care since 2008. He enjoyed going on a “cruise” to play penny slots at the Casinos. He was a dedicated family man who worked hard, always had a smile, and lived simply. He was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include wife Patricia D. Price, nee Counts, Highland, IL; two sons James A. (Jennifer) Price, Pierron, IL and Steven P. Price, Hamel, IL; adopted son – Chad Fife, Hamel, IL; grandchild – Alex Price, Highland, IL; four brothers – Harry L. (Carolyn) Price, Greenville, MO; Randall L. (Donna) Price, Marine, IL, Carl F. (Donna) Price, Marine, IL, and Russell D. (Jeannie) Price, Mason City, IL; two sisters – Louise M. Jones, Salem, IL and Janet M. Koehne, Caseyville, IL; three sister in-laws Cathy Price, Caseyville, IL, Kathy Price, Missouri, and Hazel Price, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents Harry A. (died 1989) and Elinore L. Price, nee Howerton (died 2006); four brothers – Fred R. Price, Charles H. Price, Harold E. Price and Clarence J. Price.
Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, December 07, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Funeral service will be at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, December 07, 2016, at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to To the Family for Highland Health Care Center.