Walter Herbert Price was born on 17 Aug 1928 in Edgefield, Edgefield, South Carolina, USA a child of Robert Lee Price and Ethel Eubanks Price. He had two siblings, namely: Burrel Eubanks Price, and Alice Magdeline Price.
Walter H Price was counted in the census on 14 Apr 1930 in Pickens, Edgefield, South Carolina, USA as a one-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Robert S Price and his mother, Ethel Price.
Walter H Price was counted in the census on 17 Apr 1940 in Cane Creek, Lancaster, South Carolina, USA as an eleven-year-old, male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Robert L Price; his mother, Ethel Price; and siblings; Burrel E Price and Alice M Price.
When he was 21, he married Elsie Jane Adams on 15 Dec 1949 in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, USA.
On August 30, 1953, Walter Herbert Price was listed as the father on the death certificate of Walter Herbert Price, Jr.
Walter Herbert Price, 93, of Lugoff and Greenville/Taylors, passed away peacefully under hospice at his daughter and son-in-law’s home on Thursday, October 7, 2021. He was born in Edgefield on August 17, 1928. Mr. Price was preceded in death by his dear wife, Elsa. He was the son of the late Robert L. Price and Ethel Eubanks Price Mathis, and the stepson of Fred Mathis. He was also predeceased by his brother, Burrell and his wife, Lucille, and by his sister, Alice Price Brown and her husband, Wayne.
Mr. Price retired from the US Army in 1967, moved his family to Lugoff, and began his 2nd career as a Master Electrician. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was an excellent teacher, who taught his son, son-in-law, grandsons, and nephews electrical and mechanical skills. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, handyman projects, and spending time with his family. He taught and encouraged everyone in his family to garden, and he and Elsa shared the bounty of their gardens with everyone.
Surviving are his children: daughter, Eva M. Price and her husband, Jeffery L. Jackson, of Taylors, SC; son, Robert L. Price (Laurie) of Killeen, TX; grandchildren: Deneen Kinney of Winder, GA, Walter “Skip” Price (Kami) of Lugoff, SC, Angela Boudart (Tim) of Colora, MD, Johanna Gover (Brett) of Arlington, TX, Johnny Price (Nina) of Germany, and Mattea Price of Killeen, TX; and many great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is assisting the family.