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Donald Hylton Price

March 14, 1918 May 20, 2019
Donald Hylton Price
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Driskill Funeral Chapel
201 Grandview Drive – P.O. Box 665, Amherst, Virginia 24521 - 434-946-5529

Donald Hylton Price

Donald Hylton Price passed away at the age of 101 on May 20, 2019.

He was born in Monroe, VA to the late Jeanette Reynolds and William Wharton Price. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Burks Price, they were married for 60 years.

He was a long time member of Amherst Presbyterian Church and served as an elder most of his life.

He graduated from Madison Heights High School and served in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII. After the war, he met and married Doris in Amherst where he subsequently owned and operated a number of businesses. He was a stockholder in the family grocery store: Prices Store in Monroe.

He is survived by two daughters: Bev Breedlove (Mike) of Brookneal and Donnie Watts of Tallahassee, FL; four grandchildren: Dabney Hansen ( Donny), Todd Phelps (Kelly), Don Phelps (Tamara) and Tom Breedlove (Kelly.

“DP” loved and enjoyed his life, especially golf with his friends. He was a warm and gentle man who never met a stranger. He was a loving and devoted husband and father who will be greatly missed.

A graveside service will be held at Amherst Cemetery at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Friends may visit with the family following the service.

Driskill Funeral Chapel of Amherst is serving the family.

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Graveside Funeral




1:00 PM 5/22/2019 1:00:00 PM
Amherst Cemetery

Grandview Drive
Amherst, VA 24521

Friends may visit with the family after the service

Amherst Cemetery
Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States

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Amherst Cemetery Final Resting Place

Grandview Drive
Amherst, VA 24521

Grandview Drive Amherst 24521 VA
United States

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