Charles O. Price of Hermann, Missouri was born in Rago, Illinois on February 14, 1926 to Joseph and Flora (Corzine) Price and passed away Friday, March 22, 2019 at the age of 93 years.
He married Stella L. (Kahle) Price on October 11, 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Charles served in the United States Navy from May 18, 1944 to May 22, 1946. His primary job in the military was a gunner. During his military career, he was awarded the Victory Medal, the American Area Campaign Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medal with two stars and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon.
After serving in the military he worked as a welder for Shippers Railroad. He worked on the St. Louis Arch. He was also a mechanic and a retired farmer. He was a member of Swiss Evangelical Reformed Church, Swiss, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Flora Price; wife, Stella Price; and a son, Bruce Price.
He is survived by sons, Kerry Price and wife Carol of Washington, Missouri, Kenny Price of Bourbon, Missouri, Randy Price and wife Pat of Gilmore, Texas and Jeff Price of Jefferson City, Missouri; daughters, Linda Weeden of Thaxton, Mississippi, Barbara Ross and husband Thad of Pontotoc, Mississippi, Deborah Carron and husband Richard of Portsmouth, Virginia, Susan Price of Hermann, Missouri and Frances O’Blennis of Hermann, Missouri; 19 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 1-3 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019 at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home in Hermann, Missouri with full military honors.
Arrangements under the direction of the Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home in Hermann, Missouri.