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Paul Price

8/17/1930 - 8/5/2018

PEKIN ~ Paul Leland Price, 87, of Pekin, passed away at 9:20 p.m. Sunday, August 5, 2018 at UnityPoint Health – Pekin.

Born August 17, 1930 in Mishawaka, Indiana to Park and Irma (Jones) Price, he married Jean E. Vaughn on January 14, 1951 in Havana. She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Dee (Rick) Hodgson and Jill Byerline, both of Pekin; one son, Randy (Julie) Price of Pekin; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

Paul was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Army.

He had worked as a truck driver for Prairie Farms Dairy for 40 years, retiring in 1985.

Paul enjoyed garage sales and tinkering, his greatest joy was his family, especially his grandchildren.

He was a member of Eastside Bible Church in Morton.

His graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at Glendale Memorial Gardens. Pastor Steve Weber will officiate. Military rites will be provided by the U.S. Army and Tazewell Military Rites Team.

Memorial contributions may be given to Eastside Bible Church, 1310 W Jefferson St, Morton, IL 61550.

To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com

 

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