2011-09-01 / Obituaries

Robert H. Price

Little Orleans, Md., 83

Robert Harrison Price, 83, Little Orleans, Md., died Wednesday, August 23, 2011, at NMS Health Care in Hagerstown.

Born February 29, 1928, in Belle Grove, Md., he was the son of the late William Henry Harrison and Viola Evelyn Barnes Price, and the husband of the late Patricia Nadine McCusker, who died September 10, 1990.

He was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army with the 7th Division, 17th Regiment, Co. C, during the Korean War, where he was awarded the Korean Service Medal with four Bronze Service Stars, the Combat Infantry Badge, the Purple Heart and the U.N. Service Medal.

He retired in 1987 from Mack Trucks after 26 years. He previously had been employed in logging, Maryland Wildlife Administration, Fairchild Industries and National Park Service.

He was a member of Webster B. Harrison American Legion Post 26 of Hancock, and he attended Piney Plains United Methodist Church in Little Orleans.

He is survived by one son, Robert L. “Tad” Price and wife Connie, Little Orleans; four sisters: Gladys Sigel, Helen Stahle, June Schriever and Yvonne McLean, all of Warfordsburg; granddaughter Shauna Price, Clearville, Pa.; grandson Dakota Price, Little Orleans; and a sister, Eileen Carpenter.

Services were held Friday, August 26, at 11 a.m., at Piney Plains United Methodist Church. Rev. John Close officiated. Burial, with a military graveside service by Tri-State Honor Guard, was in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery, Little Orleans.

Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium, MD 21093.

Online condolences at www.grovefh.com.

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