Troy Ross Price of Charlotte passed away Thursday, January 2, 2014. Ross was born on June 24, 1942 in Duffield, VA to the late Troy Radford Price and Tina Moore Price. He attended ETSU in Johnson City and Steed College in Kingsport, TN and received an Associate Degree from Greenville Technical College in Greenville, SC. Ross served in the United States Marine Corps for 4½years.
Ross loved his church, his family, baseball and football, the Masonic Lodge and Eastern Star. He was a member of Assurance UMC. Ross was also a member of Westgate Masonic Lodge #738 for many years serving as a coach, Master, Certified Lecturer and was a Past District Deputy Grand Lecturer. More recently, he was a member of Long Creek Masonic Lodge #205 where he also coached and served as a Certified Lecturer. Ross was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star #343, having served as Worthy Patron and was a Past District Deputy Grand Patron.
In addition to his parents, Ross was predeceased by his sisters Estell Collins, Eula Atkins, Gladys Hurley, Greta Broome, and Margaret Horton and a brother Terry Price. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Cherry Addison Price; his daughter, Tracy Price Bradey (Chris); his grandson, Patrick Anderson Bradey; two sisters, Lorene Minor of Schertz, TX and Reva Summers of Southern Pines, NC; two brothers, Lloyd Price and Dennis Price both of Kingsport, TN; a special brother-in-law, Wayne Broome of Kingsport, TN and many nieces and nephews.
Masonic services were be conducted by members of Long Creek and several other lodges.