Robert M. “Robbie” Price laid his head down and went to sleep at his home on Saturday, July 19, 2014, only to awake in Heaven.
He worked for many years detailing cars for Jim and Jackie Chase and also Brian Liner until his retirement at age 62.
He was a member of First Baptist Church. He never met a stranger, enjoyed his Sunday School class, sharing a joke ,with those around him and woodworking with his hands.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Thelma Bledsoe; mother, Hazel Longwith Price; grandmother, Naomi Bledsoe; foster brother, James Hoyle Shedden; brother-in-law, Alvin Scroggins; mother-in-law, Mary Belle “Granny” Scroggins; and three half brothers: Donnie, Jackie and George Price.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 53 years, Nora Scroggins Price; daughter, Hazel Price; son, Todd Price and his wife, Susan; two grandsons: Seth Rickman and Nathan Rickman and wife, Lisa; great-grandson: Eric Rickman; special nephew, Chris Scroggins and wife, Suzzane; nephews: Andy Scroggins (Dwanna) and David Brewer; two nieces: Amy Swallows (Greg) and Cara Owenby (Adam); brothers-in-law: Bill Scroggins and Larry Scroggins; two sisters-in-law: Darlene O’Neal and Nancy Scroggins; a very special friend, Jerry Huggins; and other nieces and nephews: Robbie Price (Lisa), Steve Price (Lesley), Ann Anderson (Tony), Lisa McClelland (Steve), Donnie Price, Tyler Price and Nicki Ledwell; several other extended family members; and a host of special friends.
A celebration of his life is planned for tonight, July 22, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at the East Cleveland Baptist Church, 1145 Arnold Street N.E., with the Rev. Joe Lockman and Lloyd Eismeier officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church this evening from 3:30 until the 7:30 p.m. service time.
The interment and burial will take place on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with his family and friends serving as pallbearers.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorial donations be made in Robbie’s memory to your personal church or the charity of your choice.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Robbie and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook located at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Price family with his arrangements.