Nelson Byrd Price, 86, beloved husband and father, went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 28, 2012. He is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Anne J. Price; children, Leonard R. Price, Kimberly Greg Mills, and Kelly David Hancock; six grandchildren; and a sister, Lucille Williams. Preceding him in death was his twin brother, Henry Price and his sister, Kathleen Citers. He served his country proudly in the U. S. Navy in WW II, where he saw action at Iwo Jima and Okinawa. A gifted gardener, he enjoyed sharing the bounty of his harvest with friends and family. He was quick to help anyone in need. For over fifty years he was a member of Burkeville Baptist Church, where he had served as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, December 31, 2012, at Burkeville Baptist Church. The family will receive friends after the service in the church fellowship hall. Donations may be made to Burkeville Baptist Church or the Wounded Warrior Project, P O Box 758517, Topeka, KS. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA is in charge of arrangements.