John Dennis Price, Jr., age 85, passed away on November 7, 2017. J.D. was the son of the late John Dennis Price, Sr. and Grace Lee Price.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Sarah Graham Price, and their children, Ann Marie (Edwin) Bingham, Gary Dennis Price, and Randall Lee (Charlotte) Price.
He also is survived by his grandsons, Robert Graham (Kimmi) Price and William McClain Price.
J.D was a veteran of the United States Army, serving from 1952-1955.
He was a Knoxville Police Department officer for 34 years. He retired as Deputy Chief of Police in 1988. JD. was a gifted woodworker and particularly enjoyed making beautiful clocks for his family. He also loved gardening. J.D. was a devoted, lifelong member of Lincoln Park Baptist Church.
Visitation will be Saturday, November 11, from 5-7 p.m. at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway. The funeral service also will be at Stevens on Sunday, November 12, at 2 o’clock. Interment will follow at Glenwood Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please kindly make donations in his memory to Lincoln Park Baptist Church, 830 Chickamauga Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917.
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