Donald Ray ‘Don’ Price, 85, enjoyed cooking for family and friends

Donald Ray 'Don' Price
Donald Ray ‘Don’ Price

Donald Ray ‘Don’ Price, 85, of Virginia Beach, went to be with our Lord Sunday, April 22, 2018. Don was born Oct. 12, 1932, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Edward and Helen Hudson Price at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital.

Surviving family members include his stepdaughter, Frances Cook (Al); stepson, Joel Swanson (Judith); step-grandson, Brian Kennedy; step-great-grandchildren, Alexander Kennedy and Faith Kennedy; siblings, Louis Price and Wilma Price Ward; sister-in-law, Linda Price; and many nieces and nephews.

Don was preceded in death by his wife, Estelle “Dolly” Ream Price; an infant son, stepson, Dominic Reale; niece, Amy Lentowski; siblings, Roxie Price, Larry Price, Ann Price Searles and Juanita Price Johnson.

Donald retired from the U.S. Navy and Hampton Roads Sanitation District. A loving husband, father, brother, uncle, neighbor and friend, Don loved to cook for everyone. He learned to cook as a young man at the age of 17 in the U.S. Navy. His love of cooking continued over the years. Boy, could he cook! He also enjoyed spending time with family and traveling to visit them.

Don was blessed to have wonderful neighbors who cared for him deeply.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 25, at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel.

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