J. Rex Price, 89 of Vernon died on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Vernon. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Sullivan Funeral Home.
Price was born on Sunday, Oct. 26, 1924 in Collbran, Colo. He was the son of the late Sterling Ayden Price and the late Ethel Mae Phillip Price. He was married to Robin McCabe for 48 years. He served in the Air Force, Marines, and Navy. He was a Ret. Lt. Colonel, Navigator Aircraft, serving in WWII, Korean War and Vietnam, flying supply drops. He also worked for Texas A&M Research Center. He was active in the VFW, where he was District Commander and held numerous offices.
He is survived by his wife Robin Price of the home; one son, Sterling Price of Abilene; two daughters, Kim Evans of Payson, Ariz., and Connie Rose of Abilene; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Sterling Price, and a sister, Beverly Hartsell.
Memorials can be made to Wilbarger County Humane Society.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.sullivanfuneralhomevernon.com.