Thomas Willard Price

Published 4:31 pm Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Thomas Willard Price, 85, of Hempstead TX went peacefully to be with his Lord on May 2, 2020. He was born on August 24, 1934, to the late Ray Wesley Price and Tommie Lee Boone Price.

Mr. Price graduated from Brookhaven High School and attended LSU and Lamar University. He was a Senior Technologist Assistant for Texaco in Port Arthur, Texas, for 40 years, and was a member of the First Baptist Church Hempstead.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Jane Clements Price; brother-in-law, Harold Weeks, and sister-in-law, Kelsey Weeks.

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Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Jeffrey Willard Price and wife, Jane; daughter, Bethany Avant and husband, Bob; brothers, Phillip Ray Price, Richard Kenneth Price; sister, Nora Lynn Price; 5 grandchildren, Chase Price, Tessa Avant and fiancé Matt Messamore, Corey Avant, Abby Avant, Christopher Dean and wife, Mallory; three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

There will be a private graveside service 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Easthaven Cemetery.

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