OBITUARY

Hollis Price

October 8, 1930January 28, 2019
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Waynesville-Hollis Price, 88, died on Monday, January 28, 2019, at Haywood Regional Medical Center. Hollis was born in Cocke County, TN on October 8, 1930, to the late Jesse Alex and Adeline Gates Price. Hollis was a true Appalachian Man who loved the mountains whether he was digging ginseng or fly-fishing for native trout in his favorite creeks, holding several regional records. He enjoyed wild blackberry picking and farming, taking special pride in growing many varieties of quality fruits and vegetables. Hollis retired from Dayco after 35 years of faithful service.

In addition to his parents, Hollis was preceded in death by his wife, Hillis Rathbone Price; a son, Gerald Alex Price; son-in-law, Stan Rasmus; and a brother, Lawrence Price.

Hollis is survived by his daughters, Jeanette Price and Joy Rasmus; and grandchildren, Amelia Jeanette Rasmus and Alex McKay.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm on Thursday, January 31, in the chapel of Garrett Funerals and Cremations with the Reverend Dr. Frank Harvey officiating. Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Nephews and great-nephews will serve as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or your favorite church or charity.

A message of comfort may be left and an online guest registry may be signed at www.garrettfuneralsandcremations.com

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 31, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, January 31, 2019
  • Burial Thursday, January 31, 2019
REMEMBERING

Hollis Price

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Jennifer (Jenny) Frady

February 2, 2019

Jeanette, I am so sorry to read about your father 's passing. He left a legacy behind that you must be proud of. I love you and thinking of you, your sister, niece and Alex.

Christy McMahon

February 1, 2019

Joy,
So very sorry to hear about your Fathers passing. Sending you hugs. xoxo

Ricky Boyd

February 1, 2019

Jeanette and Joy, so sorry to hear about your Dad. I always loved getting to talk to your Dad. We would talk about my Dad’s old country store , fishing and being up on Hemphill. He will truly be missed. My prayers go out to you both.

Gail Mcelroy

January 30, 2019

Jeanette and Joy thinking of all of you during this difficult time. Prayers for all of you!
Gail McElroy

Vicky Howell

January 30, 2019

Sending prayers to all of you at this sad time. I will miss seeing him out working in garden or on his tractor,he was always doing something

Debra Chandler

January 30, 2019

Joy and Jeanette,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May God wrap His loving arms around you and give you the comfort that you need.

virginia eudy

January 30, 2019

Jeanette, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. May God comfort you and give you peace knowing that your Dad is in a better place.

Jessica Brown

January 29, 2019

Jeanette and Joy, I am so sorry to learn about Hollis. I know that you will miss him dearly. Please know that you and your families are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Love and prayers, Jessica

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