Lindsey Funeral Homes - Weyers Cave

982 Keezletown Road, Weyers Cave, VA


Ruby Della (Price) Botkin

October 1, 1917December 8, 2019

Ruby Della Price Botkin, 102, a resident of Weyers Cave, went to be with the Lord on December 8, 2019 at Shenandoah House in Fishersville.

A daughter of the late Volliver and Jenelue Price, she was born on October 1, 1917 in Rockbridge County. Ruby retired from American Safety after 24 years of employment; lived all of her life in the Weyers Cave community and was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church. She enjoyed shopping and spending time with children and grandchildren.

On May 14, 1938 she married Sandy Lee Botkin who preceded her in death on May 29, 2003. Surviving are two daughters, Carolyn Cobb and her companion Duane Sam of Harrisonburg; Wanda Botkin Craun and her companion Paul Helmick of Raphine, VA; one son, Donnie Ray Botkin of Middlebrook, VA; her sister, Lillian Howdyshell of Bridgewater; a sister-in-law, Carolyn Price of Bridgewater; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Ruby was preceded in death by a son, Jerry Botkin, daughters-in-law, Pat Botkin and Barbara Botkin; three brothers; and two sisters.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00pm Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Bethany United Methodist with Pastor Don Hawks officiating. Burial will follow in Augusta Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyweyerscave.com.


  • Carolyn Cobb & Companion, Duane Sam, Daughter
  • Wanda Botkin Craun & Companion, Paul Helmick, Daughter
  • Donnie Ray Botkin, Son
  • Lillian Howdyshell, Sister
  • Carolyn Price, Sister-in-law
  • Several, Grandchildren
  • Several, Great-Grandchildren
  • Several, Great-Great-Grandchildren
  • Sandy Lee Botkin, Husband (deceased)
  • Jenelue Price, Mother (deceased)
  • Volliver Price, Father (deceased)
  • Jerry Botkin, Son (deceased)
  • Pat Botkin, Daughter-in-law (deceased)
  • Barbara Botkin, Daughter-in-law (deceased)
  • Three, Brothers (deceased)
  • Two, Sisters (deceased)

  • Eric Cobb, Active Pallbearer
  • Matthew Craun, Active Pallbearer
  • Jeff Craun, Active Pallbearer
  • Kenny Botkin, Active Pallbearer
  • Michael Craun, Active Pallbearer
  • Woody Peregory, Active Pallbearer
  • Dwight Botkin, Active Pallbearer


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 12, 2019


Ruby Della (Price) Botkin

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Denise Markley

December 10, 2019

We are so sorry to hear about Ruby! We were coming to see her for Christmas. Kendra and I will miss her so much! She was the best neighbor we could have ever had ❤️❤️

Audrey Casady

December 10, 2019

Carolyn, Eric, and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You had her with you for many years. You are blessed. She was a great lady. Remember her at church. Now she is at peace.God Bless each of you. Audrey.