January 5, 1962 - August 30, 2013
Ronald Lee “Ron” Price, 51, of Marysville, died unexpectedly Friday, August 30, 2013. He was born January 5, 1962 in Marysville to Ron and Libby Price, of Marysville, who survive. A 26-year associate of the Ohio Reformatory for Women, he was a correctional counselor sergeant and also served as a firearms instructor for the staff. Well-respected among his colleagues, he perceived his job as a “calling,” and was always willing to encourage, uplift and inspire inmates and staff. He was known as a good listener and advisor. His Christian life was manifested in many acts of kindness and hospitality. A master craftsman, he gave away furniture and woodworking projects to many friends, family and co-workers. Above all, he was a loving husband, devoted father and dedicated son. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife of 20 years, Nancy Gilbert Price, whom he married November 30, 1991; his children, Cori Price, Brewster Price, Kaci Chaffin and Jamie Schuler; nine grandchildren; two brothers, Jonathan Price of Marysville and Fred Moore of Urbana; his brother-in-law, George (Kathy) Gilbert of Marysville; his sister-in-law, Sandy (Ron) Hudson of Sun City Center, FL; and many other relatives and good friends, including Oscar Floyd and Ryan Walters. At his request, there will be no calling hours, however, graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at Oakdale Cemetery. Following graveside services, the family would like to invite you celebrate Ron’s life at the American Legion, 500 Park Avenue in Marysville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union County Humane Society, 16540 County Home, Road, Marysville, Ohio 43040. Underwood Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.underwood16.wpengine.com.
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