Jimmy H. (Jim) Price, 81, of Black Mountain, NC, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville after an extended illness Jim attended Black Mountain High School and continued his education at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College where he studied computer aided design and AUTOCAD. He was a native of Buncombe County and a longtime resident of Piedmont, SC, who returned to Black Mountain after his recent retirement. Jim retired as a product engineer from the furniture manufacturing industry, as well as a part time professional musician. He was also a licensed amateur radio operator. He was a United States Army veteran who served as a military policeman during his enlistment.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Dolores Pope Price; son, Jimmy; and seven siblings. He is survived by two daughters, Teresa Tomberlin of Black Mountain; Tina Davis of Lyman, SC; son, Kenny of Orlando, Fl; and four grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Ronnie and Billy Joe of Black Mountain, NC; and sister Patricia Eaton of Shelby, NC.
Services will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 12:00 noon at the Western North Carolina Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain. Military honors will be rendered prior to interment.
Arrangements entrusted to Asheville Mortuary Services. Online condolences may be left at www.AshevilleMortuaryServices.com
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