Richard L. Price

November 18, 1934 ~ November 13, 2022 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Richard Price Obituary

Richard Lee Price of Hermiston was born November 18, 1934 in Topeka, Kansas the son of Paul and Rachel (Robbins) Price. He passed away in Hermiston on Sunday November 13, 2022 at the age of 87.

Richard moved from Kansas to Gardena, CA where he graduated from high school. After high school, he began his career with the United States Air Force.  He served in the Air Force as a munitions specialist for twenty one years and was active during the Vietnam War. While serving in the Air Force, he was stationed in many places throughout the world. He retired in 1973 

Richard moved to Hermiston after his discharge from the Air Force. He worked as a mechanic for Rohrman Motor Company (Ford Garage) in Hermiston for twenty years, retiring in the late 1990's.

Richard enjoyed making model airplanes and cars, woodworking and working on his MG car. He also enjoyed traveling throughout Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

Richard married Peggy Sanders on November 27, 1955 in Irrigon, Oregon.

He is survived by his wife of sixty six years, Peggy; sons, George R. Price and Edward J. Price; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren; brother, Bill Price; sister, Nancy Allison; and several extended family members.

A service will be announced at a later time. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.

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