Edward R Price, 94, Wabash, died at 10:40 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, at his home. He was born on May 10, 1927, in Laketon, to James Esta and Golda Ann (Rutledge) Price.
Ed attended Laketon School. He married Georgia Mae Felts in Wabash on March 16, 1946; she died Dec. 17, 2016. He worked at General Tire in Wabash, retiring in 1982 after 35 years. Ed was a member of the New Life Baptist Church, Bells and Beaus Square Dance Club, the 626 Retirement Club at General Tire, and a former member of the Wabash Lions Club. Ed loved playing euchre, and also square dancing. He was a square dancer and an instructor for more than 60 years.
He is survived by two children, Jerry Lee (Nedra) Price of Kokomo; and Bonnie Jo Douglass of Wabash; three grandchildren: Dallas E. (Sarah Faucett) Price of Kokomo; Charles E. (Andrea) Douglass III and Brian E. (Sara) Douglass, both of Huntington; and three great-grandchildren: Kodi L. Douglass, Reece A. Douglass, and James Douglass, all of Huntington. He was also preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, James Esta Price II, Lester Price, Rex Price, and Lon Price, five sisters Mabel Schenkel, Eleanore Eubanks, Ruby Montel, Elizabeth Mallock and Kathryn Curtis, and two half brothers, Herbert and Robert Price.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 7, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Burial will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Marion. Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is New Life Baptist Church Building Fund.