Charles R. Price


    Charles R. Price of Steelville, Missouri was born on Saturday, April 8, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri to Clarence Orion Sr. and Theresa Gohler Price and passed away on Monday, October 25, 2021 at the age of 82 years, 6 months and 17 days.


    He accepted the Lord as his personal savior early in life and attended Fairview Baptist Church located in Butts, Missouri.
    He spent his early years in St. Louis, Missouri and then moved to Steelville, Missouri in 2005.
    Charles graduated from Central High School in St. Louis, Missouri and then attended college at the Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy in Rolla, Missouri.
    He married Barbara Jane Cornelius Price in St. Louis, Missouri on March 18, 1960.
    He worked for ITT Weaver in St. Louis, Missouri in shipping and receiving.  Charles was a proud member of the NRA and Lodge 1345 International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers.
    He enjoyed collecting and shooting guns, hunting and fishing.  He was an avid reader and especially enjoyed science fiction books.  
    He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Price; parents, Clarence and Theresa Price; parents-in-law, James and Ethel Cornelius; son, Gregory Price; and brothers, James Price and Clarence Orion Price Jr.
    He is survived by his children, Robert Price and Richard Price, both of Steelville, Missouri and James (Carla) Price of Sullivan, Missouri; nine grandchildren;  12 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
    The family chose cremation as his final disposition.  There will be no services held at this time.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.