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Robert Lee Price

1953 - 2024



McKENZIE, Tenn.  - Mr. Robert Price, 70, died Saturday, March 30, 2024, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

He was born on June 23, 1953 in McLemoresville, Tennessee to the late Lawrence Lee Price and Irene Hillsman Price.
Robert loved to work in the yard and thoroughly enjoyed playing the guitar with his gospel band, The Gospel Lights. He graduated from Trezevant High School in 1971 and then attended Nashville Auto Diesel College.

Robert and Debra married June 7, 1975. Debra’s father died the year before, and her mother died one year after they married. Even though they had only been married a little over a year, Robert moved to Debra’s original home and helped her finish raising her five siblings, Dalphene, Gequita, Daveeda, Shari, and Odell, Jr.
In 1978, Robert and Debra had twin boys and there quickly became nine people living at one residence. Robert was an extraordinary man or was willing to do what it took to take care of his family.
In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by two grandsons.
He is survived by his wife of forty-eight years, Debra Price of McKenzie; two sons, Wes Price and wife Jennifer of Huntingdon and Les Price of Milan; daughter, Lee Ann Howard and husband, Bryan of Lexington; brother, Jimmy Price and wife Diane of Hendersonville; two sisters, Constance Simmons of McLemoresville and Vivian Lykes and husband, Bernard of Atwood; thirteen grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Other survivors include many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
In honor of Robert's request, there are no services scheduled at this time.
Medina Funeral Home, Medina Tenn.