Val Julius “Mechie” Price

Val Mechie Price
1938 – 2020



Julius Val Price was counted in the census on 13 May 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 2-year-old male, son. Also in the home was his father, J I Price; his mother, Callie Price; and his siblings, Rose Ellen Price, Henry Price, Mary Jane Price, Jeff W Price, Thero V Price, and Patricia Price.


On April 8, 2007 Mechie Price was mentioned as the living brother in the obituary of Mrs Mary Jane Price Munn.


On March 2, 2016, Mechie Price was mentioned as the living brother in the obituary of Jeff D. Price, Jr.


CAMDEN – Graveside service for Val Mechie Price, 82, will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. A viewing will be held at Powers Funeral Home on Tuesday from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Hermitage Baptist Church (Legacy of Faith Fund) where Mechie was a faithful member for many years. His family would like to thank the nurses of KershawHealth and Hospice for their hard work and kind words.

Mr. Price passed away on Monday, August 24, 2020. Born in Lugoff, he was the son of the late Jeff Price and Callie Freeman Price. Mechie graduated from Camden High School in 1958 where he proudly played on the 1957 S.C. state championship football team. He was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army National Guard for 8 years. He loved woodworking, gardening and helping others. Mechie (Daddy and Papa) was a kind, humble and loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle brother, son and friend.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Frances Hancock Price; daughter, Fran Tucker (David); grandchildren, Claire and Meg Tucker; sisters, Patricia Morton and Peggy Gunter (Lindsay).

He was predeceased by his brothers, Henry Price, Jeff Price, Elwood Price, and Don Price; sisters, Rose Parker, Mary Munn and Judy Stokes.

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