Price, Peggy McCoy

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Peggy O’Neal McCoy Price, 92, passed away January 7, 2021. She was born in McCoy, Virginia in 1928 to Marvin Issac (Billy) and Margie Croy McCoy.

Throughout her childhood and teen years Peggy lived in McCoy, the Salem-Roanoke area and eventually in Price’s Fork where she met and married her husband, Ellie, and raised their two daughters at the Price homeplace.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 54 years, Frank Ellison Price; a daughter Jeanne Price Keister; sisters Judy Lindsey and Norma Rutledge; and brother Delwin (Sonny) McCoy.

She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother and who loved spending time with family, flower gardening, sewing, reading, porch-sitting, Sunshine Tours and traveling with “the sisters”.

Peggy was a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church in Blacksburg where she was a long-time member of the church choir, women’s groups and Happy-Go-Lucky senior group. She was also a member of Price’s Fork Grange where she was a dedicated volunteer with the Price’s Fork Fair and many other community projects.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter and son-in-law Angela and Michael Gunther of Blacksburg; her grandchildren Michael A. Keister of Price’s Fork; Allison Price (Brian) of Moneta, VA and Chris Keister (Erin) of Midlothian, VA; great-grandchildren Chase, Mason, Chance, Emma and Cole. She is also survived by sisters Marguerite Olinger of Price’s Fork; and Mary Jo Snider Lindsey of Roanoke; and many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Peggy’s family would like to thank Kindred at Home, Intrepid Healthcare, Lewis Gale Hospital Montgomery and Dr. Christine Jordan and staff and for the care and support they have shown for Peggy throughout the last several years.

Graveside services will be private. An additional Celebration of Life is planned when all can gather safely.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to one of Micah’s Fund Programs at St. Michael Lutheran Church ( or Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.