Birth: 20 Mar 1913
Death: 11 Jun 2003
Burial: Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, SC
Obituary from Spartanburg Herald-Journal, 12 June 2003, page B4
GREER – Ila Curtis Price, Jr., 90, of 1305 Boiling Springs Road, formerly of Fernwood Drive, Spartanburg, died June 11, 2003, at National Healthcare of Greenville.
A native of Union, he was the son of the late Ila Curtis Price Sr. and Hattie Wood Price and the widower of Georgia Gowan Price.
He was a retired cotton broker and partner in Kennedy and price and member of St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church of Spartanburg. He was a frequent participant in golf tournaments at the Spartanburg Country Club and was commissioner and scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of the Southwestern Cotton Merchants Association and was a veteran of the Army, having served as a Corporal during World War II, where he served in Italy and France. He was a recipient of a purple heart.
Survivors include three sons, Ila Curtis Price III of Columbia, Johnny Price of Greenville and Stephen Gowan Price of Annapolis, Md.; two daughters, Mary Ann Price Hall of Atlanta and Patricia Yates of New Zealand; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, conducted by the Rev. Cal Vick.
Visitation will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the home of Pam Scurry, 8 Sirrine Drive, Greenville.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Senior Action Center, 402 E. McBee Ave., Greenville, SC, 29601.
Floyd’s North Church Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements.