Charles Alvin Price, age 78, passed away Tuesday September 26 2017 from complications related to Vascular Dementia (a form of Alzheimer’s). He was born and raised in Bakewell, TN he was a true pillar of the community his entire life. Charles was a lifelong member of Bakewell Bible Church. Retired from Local 43 Plumbers and Steamfitters where he was fondly known as “Oney”. He was well loved by family and friends and will be missed.
He is preceded in death by his mother Willie Bell (Varner) Price and father Raymond G. Price and nephew Mitchell Green.
He is survived by his loving partner and companion Ann (Welch) James; ex-wife and mother of his children Shirley (Touchton) Price; his 6 children, Vivian Price (James Dotson), Donna Price, Tina Price (Jami Lowery), Kelly Price, Charles JR (Leasha Price), and Scott Price; 5 Grandchildren, Chastity Danielle Dotson (James Mears), Krystle Dotson (Chad Steele), Jeremy (Lynn Dotson), Jason (Fallon Price), Charles Logan Price; 7 Great grandchildren, Landon Tyler, Kobe Steele, Braylan Tyler, Trenton Dotson, Lacon Steele, Aaron Dotson, Elliana Price and 5 Step great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings; Randale (Kate Price), Mary Price (Leroy Green), Carol Price (Ernie Ricketts), and Dale (Barbara Price) along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A warm thanks to his caregivers Marca and Becky with Home Comforts as well as Spring City Care & Rehab, Soddy-Daisy Healthcare and Avalon Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org or The Pat Summit Foundation at https://etf.givingfuel.com/psf and mark “In memory of” to contribute in Charles’ name.
Services will be 3:00 P.M. Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Williamson & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Runyon and Dr. Ernie Ricketts, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Varner Cemetery. Visitation is 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home.