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Raymond Kenneth Price

January 26, 1948 - July 16, 2014
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Raymond Kenneth Price went to be with the Lord July 16, 2014. He was a devoted father and friend to many and will be greatly missed. Raymond will be remembered for all of the laughter and love he shared with everyone, his warm heart and steady compassion. Born in Gary, Indiana on January 26, 1948, to A. D. & Mattie Price, he was the eighth of ten children. He moved to Tucson Arizona at the age of 12 and in 1974, married D'Norgia Taylor and soon moved to Portland, Oregon in 1980. A lover of knowledge, Raymond had a strong belief in education and attended University of Arizona for 3 years and later graduated from Portland State...
Raymond Kenneth Price went to be with the Lord July 16, 2014. He was a devoted father and friend to many and will be greatly missed. Raymond will be remembered for all of the laughter and love he shared with everyone, his warm heart and steady compassion.

Born in Gary, Indiana on January 26, 1948, to A. D. & Mattie Price, he was the eighth of ten children. He moved to Tucson Arizona at the age of 12 and in 1974, married D'Norgia Taylor and soon moved to Portland, Oregon in 1980. A lover of knowledge, Raymond had a strong belief in education and attended University of Arizona for 3 years and later graduated from Portland State University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science. He also worked toward his Master's degree in Public Health. He is survived by his daughters, Leah and Alice Price, his beloved grandson Anaru Jackson; his former wife of 30 years D'Norgia Price; sisters Doris Stark (Gary, IN), Maxine Price (Tucson, AZ), Bertha Smith (Tucson, AZ); brothers Leslie "Mickey" Sims (Kansas City, KS), Alexander Price, Jr (Austin, TX), Delano Price (Tucson, AZ) and Michael Price (Tucson, AZ), a host of nieces and nephews and his adored uncle Roscoe Pickett (New York, NY).

Raymond's career lead him to work with young people, recruiting them to at Job Corps, a stint as bus driver with Tri Met, Multnomah County Health Department as an epidemiologist and a social worker with the State of Oregon Child Protective Services.

"I knew Ray at Tucson High, and he always had a kind, friendly, humorous, demeanor. His later pictures seem to show that he hadn't changed. May his family be..."

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