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Wayne Leroy Price, Jr.

February 16, 1958 — February 16, 2021

West Terre Haute

Wayne Leroy Price, Jr., 62 of West Terre Haute, passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 16, 2021.  He was born in Terre Haute on September 16, 1958 to Wayne Sr. and Velma Eads Price.

Immediately after high school, Wayne joined the United States Army and served from 1977-1980, and was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas.  After leaving active duty, he joined the Army National Guard from 1980-1992 and served in the chemical unit.  After his military service was completed, he started driving a semi-truck and later drove a truck for Jamax.

Wayne is survived by his father, Wayne Price, Sr., and two sons; Adam Price (Loretta) of West Terre Haute, and Tyler Price (Madison) of Terre Haute, as well as two grandsons; Logan and Brayden Price.  Also surviving are three brothers; Steve Price (Debbie), Tom Price (Denise), and Jeff Price, and two sisters; Joanne Sims (Paul), and Sarah Price, as well as two nieces and five nephews.  He was preceded in death by his mother Velma Price, and a son, Wayne Price III.  Wayne adored his grandsons; they were the love of his life.  He also enjoyed the outdoors and visiting with his family and friends.

In keeping with Wayne’s wishes, cremation has been chosen, with a celebration of life service to be held at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN.

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