James William Price, age 74, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 P.M., on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at Christian Life Fellowship in Port Edwards, WI. Rev. Eric Dunker will officiate.
James was born on January 31, 1947 in Huntington, West Virginia to Clyde and Ruth (Maynard) Price. He was united in marriage to Linda Irene (Smith) Price on January 15, 1966. Linda passed away on July 25, 2016.
James proudly served in the United States Navy as a shipfitter from 1965 to 1969 receiving the National Defense Service Medal. During his service, he earned his General Education Diploma (GED) and went on to become a welder receiving many certificates from across the United States furthering his knowledge in welding.
James was passionate about spreading the word of God while his career took him to many places across the USA. He never missed his great-grandchildren’s gymnastics or baseball practices or games.
James is survived by his son: James W. Price II; grandchildren: Patricia (Justin) Ellenberger and Georgeanna Watson; great-grandchildren: Annabelle, Landon, and Elijah Ellenberger; and Angel and Andrèa Watson; siblings: Janet Kayman and Jerry Price.
He is preceded in death by his wife Linda I. Price (Smith); son: Shawn Price, and brother John Price.
The family would like to thank the ICU staff at the Aspirus Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin Rapids for the loving care they gave to James.
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the family.
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