August 21, 1941 – March 27, 2020
Gerald L. Price, Sr, age 78, of Manito, passed away Friday, March 27, 2020 at 2:35 a.m. at Unity Point Methodist in Peoria.
He was born August 21, 1941 in Pekin to Dale and Betty (Faux) Price. They preceded him in death along with one sister, Carolyn.
Survivors include three children: Gerald (Shelly) Price, Jr, of San Jose, Debbie (Jeff) Moore of Green Valley, Curtis (Lisa) Price of Simi Valley, CA; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Gary (Carol) Price of Green Valley; and one sister, Toni Parks of Simi Valley, CA.
Gerald was first an over the road truck driver and later a cement truck driver until his retirement. He was a member of the Teamsters and several local American Legions. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, NASCAR, and spending time outdoors.
Due to the Corona19 virus, private graveside services will be in Maple Ridge Cemetery. Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin is in charge of arrangements.
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
April 6, 2020
My prayers and thoughts go out to the family and friends of Mr. Price. May you rest to God's comfort and love in the days ahead.
Al & Carole Martin
March 27, 2020
To Jerry's family, we are so sorry to learn of Jerry's death. We have known him our entire life. Allen having lived next door on Peoria Street, while I grew up just 1 1/2 blocks away. We have many memories with the Price family & will miss him greatly. We hope knowing he is no longer sick gives you some comfort. ~Allen & Carole Hill Martin~