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Carroll D. Price, Jr.
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.
DAVID PLANCHON July 16, 2019
Carroll was a good buddy of mine and I was terribly saddened by the news of his passing. He and I worked for the same company before I converted to my Rondell, so we had bonded a few years ago over the shared experiences.
He was a generous and kind man to me. He always took the time to check up on me, especially during my dark days earlier this year. I will miss you Carroll.
May you finally find peace in our Lord�s embrace my brother. We have your Watch. Rest easy. Lux Lucet in Tenebris.
JOHN KNOX July 18, 2019
Carroll thank you for being a good friend and colleague. I enjoyed our lunches we had at BMW. You taught me to live my life to the fullest and I will definitely do that. I�m going to miss you buddy.
THOMAS PERKINS July 29, 2019
Carroll was a great friend through the years. I met Carroll way back during our PMSC days in Columbia, SC. He was crazy about his children and grandchildren. His face would light up with stories about DJ and Jessie. You were a light and a blessing to so many of us you leave behind. I will see you on the other side my friend. God truly has added another outstanding son to his crew!
TONY MADDONNA August 23, 2019
Carroll and I first met at Michelin almost 25 years ago. It was twenty plus years later that our paths crossed again, and he had that same wonderful smile on his face. We shared so many times lamenting over technology, work, life and experiences. Over the past three years we revitalized our friendship, at work, over lunches and dinners, and playing racquetball.
He was truly a brother to me and has been in my heart and mind every day since starting his battle. I never thought he would lose it. In the end when the good Lord calls us home we must answer I will miss you my brother. You will forever live in my heart and my memory.
My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. May God keep him and may his grace shine upon him, as he rests in peace.