Leland Price

Graveside Service

11:00 am - 11:20 am
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Witt Cemetery
Rockbridge, Illinois, United States

Obituary of Leland Price

Leland “Banjo” Price, age 72, of Waverly, Il. died Sunday morning (December 24, 2017) at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Il.


He was born June 10, 1945 in Medora, Il. son of Clarence Joseph and Dorothy Fry Price.


He married Rita Marie Joiner on July 13, 1965 in Greenfield, Il. and she survives.


Also surviving are his children, William Joseph Price (Cherri) of Divernon, Il., Dawn Marie Johnson (Shean) of Waverly, Il., Robert Eugene Price of Waverly. Il.; seven grandchildren, Derek Price (Jackie) of Winchester, Il., Nathanial Price of Divernon, Il., Katie Gass of Springfield, Il., Emily Brady (Logan) of Evans Mills, N.Y., Emilie Johnson of Taylorville, Il., Meghan Johnson and Garrett Johnson both of Waverly, Il.; three great-grandchildren, Lakyn, Makynlee, Jessa Price all of Winchester, Il.; one brother Michael Allen Price (Clara) of Greenfield, Il.; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Patricia McDonald and Gloria Price; one brother, Forrest Price.


Leland drove for Freesen/UCM for 40 years retiring in 2008.  He loved leather working and spending time with his family. 


Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 28, 2017) at Witt Cemetery near Rockbridge, Il.  There will be no visitation.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association c/o Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, 349 Tanner, Waverly, Il. 62692.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com.

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