Mr. Carroll Durane Price, Jr., of Fernandina Beach, FL, passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the age of 64. Many knew him as “Kid”.
Carroll was born to parents Carroll and Mary Price on June 24, 1955 in Mount Vernon, Ohio. He grew up in Mount Vernon and graduated from Mount Vernon High School. In 1973, he joined the United States Army and served his country in Panama before being honorably discharged. He had a long successful career in IT with his last contract at BMW Group as a business intelligence consultant. He loved to ride his motorcycle, play racquetball with his coworkers, travel, and go to music concerts with his loving companion, Kimberly Campbell. He attended Celebration Church on Amelia Island.
Carroll was a stranger to no one and was known for his infectious smile and warm, welcoming spirit. He enjoyed participating in benefit motorcycle rides and making the annual Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom to the Wall during Memorial Day weekend. He was a lifetime member of his local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9273. He was a wonderful father to his children and “Papa” to his grandchildren. He loved spending time with them and watching them play together.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Mary L. Price and Carroll D. Price, Sr.
Carroll leaves behind his son, Daniel J. Price; his daughter, Jessie C. Bourquin; son-in-law, Glenn Bourquin; daughter-in-law, Paula Price; grandchildren, Sofia C. Bourquin, Elijah J. Price, Oliver K. Bourquin, and Lilah J. Price; and his sister, Connie Cutter
Celebration services will be held in Greenville, SC at Eastside Worship Center on July 21st at 3:30 pm and in Fernandina Beach, FL at Celebration Church on July 27th at 6:00 pm. Funeral services will be held in Mt. Vernon, OH at Mound View Cemetery at 11:00 am on Aug 3rd with a celebration to follow at Apple Valley Lake (Davis Beach) at 4:30 pm.
Flowers for the burial site can be ordered through the Flower Basket, a florist owned by a childhood friend, in Mt. Vernon, Ohio.
Memorials can be made to the Salvation Army.