May 1, 2022, 64, Goldsboro –
It is with great rejoicing, yet with a hole in our hearts, that we share the passing of husband, father, and friend, Jeffrey Darden Price, 64 of Goldsboro. He died Sunday, May 1, 2022. He lived a life of service, first to God and family. He served in the Navy from 1976 to 2001 and retired as a Navy Chief. He taught science and coached football for 26 years in Lenoir, Johnston, Wayne and Wilson County Schools. He cared about his students and players even more than winning the game. In the VA Nursing Home in Kinston, he was lovingly cared for by a group of caregivers we all call family. His legacy will live on in the memories and hearts of his family, friends and all who knew him.
Jeff was born in Sampson County on April 9, 1958, he was the son of the late Eddis Clayton and Azilene Darden Price. Jeff is survived by his wife of 40 years, Ann Paquette Price; daughter, Elizabeth Graulich and husband Michael; son, J. Daniel Price and wife, Ally; grandchildren, Bridger, Caroline and Georgia; brother Clay Price and wife, Linda and nephew, Jonathan Price; brothers-in-law, Steve Paquette and wife, Kathy and nephew, Tucker Paquette; John Paquette, and Paul Paquette. Loved travel companions and cousins Keith and Cindy Price as well as cherished family, friends, coaches and players.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 27, 2022 at St. Mary Roman Catholic Church with Father Roch T. Drozdzik officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the Mass in the church narthex. Interment will follow the visitation at 2:00 pm at the Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with military honors.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be directed to the St. Vincent De Paul Society of St. Mary Church or any charity of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.