Harold Elmer Price, 97, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Baptist Health Paducah in Paducah, Ky.
He was born Sunday, Jan. 7, 1917, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Elmer T. and Edith (Oliver) Price. He married Thelma Lemay on April 8, 1938, in Mt. Vernon. Harold served our country in the United States Army during World War II. He worked as a machinist at Union Carbide in Paducah, Ky., for 25 years and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Paducah, Ky.
He is survived by his wife, Thelma Lemay Price of Paducah, Ky.; two daughters, Judy Calhoun of Anchorage, Alaska and Jean Henderson and husband John of Columbia, Mo.; son, James Price and wife Kathleen of Nashville, Tenn.; nine grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Border of O’Fallon, Mo. and Pat Cox of Omaha, Neb.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; one granddaughter, Judith Melody Davis; one brother, Burrell Price; and two sisters, Doris McGuire and Dorothy Dement. Committal service will immediately follow the visitation and will be held at Union Chapel Cemetery in Jefferson County with the Rev. Brian Hall officiating. Interment will be at Union Chapel Cemetery in Jefferson County. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Trinity Baptist Church at 604 South 24th Street, Paducah, Ky. 42003, and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.