Ricky Lynn Price, age 55, of Erwin, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017, at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital. An Erwin native, Ricky was a son of the late R.H. Price and Martha Phillips Slemons. Ricky was a very fun, friendly and kindhearted man who, in the end, per his wishes, gave of himself by donating his body to science to further medical understanding. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, Isaac Price and R.H. Price, Jr. and sister Lisa Price Garst.
Ricky Lynn Price has left behind to cherish his memories:
Son: Caleb Price, of Erwin;
Aunt: Ella Jane Keefer and husband Bob, of Erwin;
Uncle: Reece (Bill) Phillips, of Lenore, NC;
Nieces: Heather Sherrill and her son Braum, of Elizabethton;
Chastity Widener and husband Ronald, and their daughters Mikayla and Madison, of
Several cherished and loved cousins, to include:
Greg Howell, of Erwin;
Jon Randolph, of Erwin, who were also his best friends.
Ricky’s family would like to offer a special thank you to all who responded in his time of need.
The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Ricky Lynn Price in a memorial service to be held on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 8:00 PM at Erwin Bible Holiness Church, 604 Okolona Drive, Erwin, TN. Rev. Kim Casey will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 6:00 PM and continue until service begins. Ricky’s ashes will be returned to Caleb at a later date to be placed in the Unaka Springs Cemetery.
Courtesy of Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.