August 7, 1958 ~ August 25, 2006
Born in: New Orleans, LA,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Asheville ~ David Walker Price, 48, of Asheville, passed away suddenly on Friday, August 25, 2006, at his home. He was born on August 7, 1958 in New Orleans, LA and was a son of the late Rebecca Walker and John Milburn Price, Jr. He was very proud of his children and demonstrated his love for them by his involvement in their activities. Such roles as Band Booster President, Boy Scout mentor and dance class chauffeur were evidence of his commitment to their growth and development into the fine young adults they have become. He served as a deacon and greatly appreciated his Sunday School class fellowship. Foreign mission trips in service to indigent communities in South and Central America were a real joy for him. A lifelong fan of rock and roll, he enthusiastically enjoyed listening to and discussing music. His garden was a favorite hobby and he was known to plant and nurture fruits and vegetables that his family didn’t favor, just to share with neighbors, coworkers and friends. His work as a Nursing Supervisor at Deerfield Retirement Center was rewarding and he greatly admired the residents. Lastly, he was devoted to his dog, Preacher, who was often seen riding in his car as his copilot on neighborhood errands. He graduated from Owen High School in 1976 and Western Carolina University in 1986. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Asheville and a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Virginia “Ginny” L. Price; one daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Price; one son Jonathan Alan Price, both of the home; one sister, Rebecca Price Fatula of Virginia Beach, VA; two brothers, John M. Price of Asheville and Paul F. Price and his wife Kathy of Weaverville; nieces Kerby and Savannah Price and a nephew, John Fatula. A funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, August 27, 2006 at Beverly Hills Baptist Church with the Revs. Guy Sayles, Eddie Morgan and Roy Dobyns officiating. A private family interment will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the First Baptist “Faith You Can See” Building Fund, 5 Oak Street, Ashe-ville, NC 28801.