Obituaries

John Price -

John Paul Price, 60, Jonesborough, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012, in the Johnson City Medical Center.

Born in Kingsport, he had lived in several different locations. He attended Unaka High School, Elizabethton, for three years and graduated from Sullivan Central High School, Blountville. He attended Suffolk County Community College in New York and received a degree from the University of California at Berkeley.

John was involved in Historic Restoration in Jonesborough over many years and was well known for his works of Limestone. To preserve the Mountain Art of broom making, John become certified in this craft and taught many others the process.

He was preceded in death by his father, Rev. Gerald Price, a former Pastor of Caldwell Springs Baptist Church, Elizabethton; his brother, Timothy; and a sister, Elizabeth Anne.

Survivors include his Mother: Elizabeth Lois Jervis Price; His Sister: Rebecca Grindstaff; and his brothers: Gerald & Robert; His Nephews: Nick Grindstaff & Joshua Price; his nieces: Leah Daily and Greta Price; His Great Nephews: Henry Daily, Daniel & Dylan Grindstaff.

A gathering of family and friends took place Sunday at the residence of his mother, Elizabeth Lois Price, 505 Woodhaven Drive, Johnson City. It was his wish to be cremated.

Condolences may be emailed to mfc@chartertn.net. Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton.