Edward E. "Dink" Price, Sr.

Edward E. “Dink” Price, Sr., 86, of Enon Valley, formerly of North Sewickley Township, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, January 28, 2015 in the Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver following a brief illness.

He was born in Salem, OH on October 5, 1928 to the late James Edward Price and the late Irene Roessler Price. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and married his wife of over 62 years, Delores “Dee” Dix Price, on December 15, 1952. She survives. Edward worked at the former Babcock and Wilcox in West Mayfield as a craneman for 35 years until retiring. He enjoyed working on cars, tinkering, and mowing the grass.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his four brothers and a sister: Robert Price, Elizabeth “Sis” Morris, Forrest “Sonny” Price, William James Price, and a brother in infancy. He was also preceded by his grandson, Edward E. Price, III.

In addition to his wife, Delores “Dee” Dix Price, he is survived by one son and four daughters: Edward E. (and Cledith) Price, Jr., of North Sewickley, Vicki (and Leon) Jackson of Middlefield, OH, Diane (and Clark) Crile of North Sewickley, and Doreen (and John) Swick and Beverly Martsolf all of Enon Valley. Ten grandchildren and twenty-two great grandchildren also survive, as well as four brothers and a sister: Frank Price of East Palestine, OH, David Price of Lisbon, OH, Kenneth (and Jean) Price of Calcutta, OH, Norman “Ray” (and Ellen “Sissy”) Price of Salem, OH, and Norma “Kay” (and Charles “Chuck”) Tritt of New Brighton.

Friends will be received from 5-9 P.M. on Friday, January 30, 2015 in the TURNER FUNERAL HOME of Ellwood City, Sixth Street at Park Avenue.

Services will be conducted at 11 A.M. on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at TURNER’S with Rev. Gene Brown, family friend, officiating.

Interment will be in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Rochester.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Edward’s name, to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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