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John H. Price

July 16, 1946 ~ September 12, 2020 (age 74)


John H. Price
DOVER – John Henry Price, 74, entered into rest at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at his home.  He was the loving husband of Roxanne F. (Shermeyer) Price.  They celebrated 45 years of marriage on May 24, 2020.

Born July 16, 1946 in Washington County, Virginia, he was a son of the late Dale M. and Irene (Taylor) Price.

John graduated from Scotland School for Veteran Children.

He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War.

John owned and operated Price Construction with his brother, James.

He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Dover where he served on the building and grounds committee.  John was also a 4H woodworking leader for 15 years.  He enjoyed playing pool in numerous pool leagues over the years and he was a hunting and fishing enthusiast.

In addition to his wife, John is survived by two daughters, Jessica R. Myers of Dover and Rachael J. Merriel of Hellam; six grandchildren; a great grandson; two brothers, James S. Price and Billy D. Price, both of York; three sisters, Bonnie L. Frey of Windsor, Yvonne Heilman of Dover and Judy Ream of Spring Grove; and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Norma Sprigle.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend John's graveside service at 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2020 in Salem Union Cemetery, Dover where veteran's honors will be presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard.  Officiating will be his pastor, the Rev. Amy Northridge. Emig Funeral Home, Dover, is serving his family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the York VA Clinic, 2251 Eastern Blvd., Suite 101, York, PA 17402; or for the benefit of the Vietnam War Memorial at York Fair Grounds.  Please make the check payable to York County Community Foundation, include "Vietnam Veterans Memorial" in the memo and mail to York Interstate Fair Grounds, 334 Carlisle Ave., York, PA 17404.

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Graveside Service
October 3, 2020

3:00 PM
Salem Union Cemetery
2705 W. Canal Rd.
Dover, PA 17315


York VA Clinic
2251 Eastern Blvd., Suite 101, York PA 17402

York County Community Foundation, include "Vietnam Veterans Memorial" in the memo and mail to York I
334 Carlisle Ave., York PA 17404

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