Arthur Price

Graveside Service

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, July 13, 2018
Mt. Gilead Cemetery
Carrollton, Illinois, United States

Obituary of Arthur Price

Arthur Price

            Arthur Lee Price, 69, of Jacksonville passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Jacksonville Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Jacksonville. He was born January 25, 1949 in Greene County the son of Arthur and Lura Wilhelmy Price. He married Bobbette Wiant Dixon and she survives.

            He is also survived by one son, Daniel (Trena) Price of Carrollton; two daughters, Bethany McNeece and Rachel Price both of Carrollton; one step-daughter, Debbie Dixon of Jacksonville; one step-son, Lyle Dixon of Jacksonville; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; one brother, William “Ed” Price of Jacksonville; 6 sisters, Fannie (James) McCormick of Louisiana, MO, Connie James of Carrollton, Ruth Henrickson of South Carolina, Helen (Curt) Chapman of Carrollton, Leta Kelly of Augusta, GA and Betty (Larry) Morrow of Sorento and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one brother, Walter David Price and 5 sisters, Margie Inman, Stella Black, Kathleen Newingham, Karen Niffin and Juanita Dale.

            Mr. Price had been employed at Bound To Stay Bound Book Bindery in Jacksonville for 35 years. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge in Jacksonville. He loved reading and eating popcorn. He enjoyed gardening, going to yard sales, visiting wineries and spending time with his dog, Lucky.

            A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 at Mt. Gilead Cemetery southwest of Carrollton. Memorials are suggested to Jacksonville Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left online at

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