James M. Price, 76, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Sunday, February 17, 2013 in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.
He was born July 17, 1937, in Indiana County, Pa., to James LeRoy Morrell and Ida Mae (Fair) Price, and came to this area in 1967 from Homer City, Pa.
James attended the Salvation Army. He retired in 1999 from Clevite Elastomer (Tenneco) in Milan, and had worked for the Preis Store and Norwalk Bargain Center. James was a member of the Wood Carvers and was a master carpenter, furniture maker and also enjoyed restoring cars.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nellie M. (Shearer) Price of Norwalk; children, James R. and Laurie Price of Monroeville, Ronald L. and Deborah Price of Amherst, Ohio, Debra Cox of Norwalk, Jay H. and Doris Price of Norwalk, and Steven J. Price of Sandusky; 19 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and siblings, Edna Kephart of Naty Glo, Pa., Robert and Linda Price of Homer City, and Dolores and Gene Silvis of Coral, Pa.
He was preceded in death by his son, Michael A. Price in 1999; grandson, William Nelson in 2009; great-granddaughter, Monica Rose; brothers, Harry, and infant brother, Billy; and sisters, Louise Wadding and Katherine Michaels.
Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the funeral home. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk, Ohio. Rev. Paul Lamb, Pastor of Norwalk First Baptist Church, and Capt. Michael Morales of the Norwalk Salvation Army, will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Price family.
Condolences may be made by going to edwalkerfuneralhome.com.