Price, Jr., James Albert
James Albert Price, Jr., age 96, of Lynchburg, died, Sunday, February 14, 2021. He was born in Pembroke, VA on August 24, 1924 to the late James A. Sr. and Cella Johnston Price. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, Verna; one son, Bryan Scott Price; sister, Francis Shorter; brother, Daniel Price.
He was a Veteran of World War II, having served in the United States Army. He received his Bachelors degree from Virginia Tech and his Masters and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He taught at several schools in the Lynchburg area before becoming a Professor in the Engineering field at Central Virginia Community College.
Jim loved farming and enjoyed teaching. He was stern but very fair. But, above all, he enjoyed watching his grandsons play sports.
He is survived by his son, Steve Price and Suzanne; grandsons, Stephen Price and wife, Blair, Eric Price and wife, Allison; two beautiful great-granddaughters, Carleigh Ann and Caroline Rae Price; sister, Lois Wootton and husband, Frank; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Westview Cemetery, Blacksburg with Rev. Gary McCoy officiating.