Robert “Van” Vance Price, 46, went home to be with the LORD early Thursday morning at Wake County Hospice Home surrounded by his parents and special Aunt Dot. Van was a graduate of East Wake High School Class of 1985 and was an Auto Technician with Hearne Automotive in Raleigh for several years. He was a beloved son and was loved by all his family. Van was an avid Nascar fan and loved playing the guitar.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Sevella and Ruth Price and maternal grandparents, Waylon and Ruth Hinton.
Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Baptist Tabernacle Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Van is survived by his parents, Robert Daniel Price and Franceline Hinton Price of Wendell; best friend, Beth Stringfield of Maryland; special cousin (like a sister), Faith Powell Eres of Newport News, VA; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Baptist Tabernacle Church, Building Fund, 1599 NC Hwy 231, Wendell, NC 27591 or Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice of Wake County for the love and care shown to Van and his family in his final hours.
The family will receive friends Saturday, 9:30-10:45 prior to the service at Baptist Tabernacle Church Fellowship Hall and other times at the home of Robert and Franceline Price, 1425 S. Hollybrook Rd., Wendell, NC 27591.
Arrangements by Strickland Funeral Home and Crematory, Louisburg. www.stricklandfuneralhome.net