William E. Price, Sr.
William E. Price Sr., 90, of New Castle passed away the morning of Sept. 15, 2019, at his residence.
Born Sept. 24, 1928, in New Castle, he was a son of Benjamin Price and Vivian Indalee (Pearso) Price and stepson to Ada Evans Price.
Bill was preceded in death on Oct. 4, 2018, by his wife of 68 years, Beverly (Connors) Price, whom he married on Feb. 11, 1950.
A New Castle High School graduate, Bill served his country in the Navy, aboard the USS Coral Sea, during the Korean War from 1948 to 1952.
He attended Youngstown State University to obtain a degree in hydraulics.
He was employed as a millwright for 30 years with Youngstown Sheet and Tube until his retirement in 1983.
Bill was a member of GBU and VA. He enjoyed hunting and fishing at his camp at Tionesta and also loved to bowl. Bill was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates fan and loved doing crossword puzzles.
He is survived by a daughter, Ronalyn (Edward) Eppinger of New Bedford, Pennsylvania; two sons, William (Jessica) Price Jr. and Jeffrey Price, all of New Castle; a sister, Betty Sanders of Cortland, Ohio; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Ben Price and Harry Price; and a sister, Dottie Price.
Visitation will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A funeral service will take place immediately following visitation at 4:30 p.m. with the Rev. Marsha Parrish officiating.
Full military rites will be performed by the New Castle Area Honor Guard.
Online condolences may be offered at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Published on September 16, 2019


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