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April 16, 2013

Colonel William Griffin Price, USMC (Retired)


Northside Chapel, Roswell, Ga.

CULLMAN — Colonel William Griffin Price, USMC (Retired)

Colonel William Griffin Price, USMC (Retired) passed away in Cumming, Ga., April 8, 2013. The son of the late William Barto and Alma Griffin Price, he was born in Cullman, March 7, 1933.

He served in the United States Marine Corps for 30 years, enlisting in 1953 and commissioned as a naval aviator in 1956.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Pat; son, Richard (Patricia); grandchildren Lauren and Richard Jr.; and siblings Nancy (Pete) Fountain, John Price, Carolyn (Shirel) Grimmett and Ken (Linda) Price.

Colonel Price graduated from St. Bernard Preparatory School, attended the University of Alabama, and received his B.A. degree from Oklahoma State University.

Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Bernards; The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation (3800 Fettler Park Drive, Dumfries, VA 22025); or the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund (825 College Blvd, Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92037).

Northside Chapel, Roswell, Ga., is assisting the family.