James Kenneth Price age 68, of Ely, NV went to his heavenly home Friday, October 10, 2014. He was born to Elvin K. and Amy L Perry Price on September 9, 1946 in Ely. James joined siblings Kathleen, Mary Lou, Bob, Bill and later John joined the family.
James graduated from the local grade school and White Pine High School. He tried keeping in touch with many classmates during reunions. James “JP” (as most everyone knew him) enjoyed his life. He worked for Kennecott Copper in McGill, NV for a short while and then found and operated his own business, JP Handy man. James enjoyed the out of doors gathering firewood. He made many good friends who stayed with him to the end. James loved being an active member of many car clubs such as Fantasy Car and Truck Show, Steptoe Cruisers, White Pine Rodders Ely, NV and The Prophets Reno, NV. His granddaughter Samantha was a big part of his car club and car show life. He looked forward to acknowledging the war memorials and was proud of the American Flag and of his heritage. JP loved doing acts of love anonymously.
James is survived by his son Jimmy (Misty) Price; daughter Tammy Harvey; grandchildren; sisters Kathleen (Curly-deceased) Hewlett, Mary Louise (Ivan M.) Lee, Bob (Sandra) Price, Bill (Judy) Price and John (Susan) Price and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. at Mountain Vista Chapel. A potluck luncheon will be held at 1:00 P.M. at the Ely Volunteer Fireman Hall. Friends and family are invited.
In lieu of flowers donate to your favorite charity or Nardi Girls Scholarship fund at Nevada Bank and Trust or White Pine Rodders Scholarship fund in care of First National Bank of Ely.
JP will be missed by all those who knew him.
May you finally rest in peace from your illness.