Askew “Pinky” Price, Jr. 56, passed away Monday, July 27, 2015 from a work related accident. He was born May 30, 1959 in Wake County to the late Askew Price, Sr. and Jessie Barbour Price. He graduated in 1977 from Vaden Whitley High School and went into business with his father in Price Trucking. After the death of his father in 1991 he owned his own trucking business and did contract trucking for Wake Stone and other companies. Pinky was a delivery driver with Cosmos Granite & Marble in Raleigh.
Funeral service 3:00 pm, Thursday, July 30, 2015 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Rd., Knightdale, 27545. Entombment will follow at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens in the Love Mausoleum.
The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 1:00 to 2:45 pm at the funeral home and other times at the home.
Surviving: wife, Terri McGill Price; children: Donald Askew Price, Bobby Griffin Price, Melissa Ward Chapman (Buddy), Ashley Suzanne Greene; 6 grandchildren; brother, Mark Anthony Price (Dorie); and many friends and family.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to Wake County SPCA, 200 Petfinder Way, Raleigh, NC 27603.
Condolences to the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under Obituaries.