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Emick J. Price, Sr.

January 24, 1959 — September 3, 2021

“Your wings were ready….our hearts are not…”St. Martinville - A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at Pellerin Funeral Home of St. Martinville for Emick J. Price Sr., 62, who passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021.The family requests that visiting hours be observed at the funeral home from 8:00 am until the time of service on Saturday.A rosary will be prayed at 10:00 am on Saturday.Fr. Paul Onuegbe will officiate at the Memorial Service. Emick John Price, Sr., the youngest son of Madeline Savoy Price and Murphy J. Price, Sr., was born January 24, 1959. Emick “Mick” was called by Our Dear Lord on September 3, 2021, where he joins his loving parents and his devoted wife, each of whom preceded him. Emick’s quick and easy smile, his cheerfulness as cookout chef at family gatherings, and his outgoing personality are already missed.Emick, attended Trinity Catholic Elementary School in St. Martinville, where he was a member of the basketball team, served as vice-president of the school’s 4-H boy’s club, and graduated in 1973. During high school, he maintained his academic studies while also assisting his father during the annual sugar cane grinding season, having gained a degree of skill driving tractor trailers at a young age. Following graduation from St. Martinville Senior High in 1977, he spent a brief stint at Martin Mills before learning his future trade as a sheet metal welder. As a journeyman welder, he joined UNIFAB [now Dynamic Industries, Inc.] at the Port of Iberia, where his skills and expertise earned him a supervisory position over one of the company’s steel fabrication teams. Emick was an avid motorcyclist, and was often seen roaming the backroads of St. Martin and Iberia parishes. Emick is survived by his son, Emick J. Price, Jr., (Shadell) of Loreauville; daughter, Kayla Shaniqua (Stephen) of Atlanta, GA; and four grandchildren, Ean, Eli, Erron and Dillon. He is survived by his siblings Mazel Price Lee (MacArthur) of Houston, TX; Rena M. Price, Esq., of Irving, TX; M. Murline Veronica Price-Quinealty (Micheal) of St. Martinville, LA; Marthaline Price Savoy (Ronald) of Opelousas, LA; Hattie Price Robertson (Jackie) of Cade, LA, and his brother, Murphy J. Price, Jr. of St. Martinville, LA. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins, to whom he gave so much joy. Emick was preceded in death by his loving spouse, Shirley Boutté Price; his father, Murphy J. Price, Sr.; mother, Madeline Savoy Price; sisters, Maydell Price Lassere and Janita Price; and brothers, Andrew “Windy” Price and Harrison Price.The family appreciates the many condolences received, and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Emick John Price, Sr. to: The American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852; kidneyfund.org. Pellerin Funeral Home (337-332-2111) is in charge of arrangements.<iframe class="ts_player" allowfullscreen="true" allowtransparency="true" allow="autoplay; fullscreen" frameborder="0" height="330" scrolling="no" src="https://www.tributeslides.com/videos/embedded_video/MGP4DMNJPMBJ7FMC" width="512"></iframe>
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Saturday, September 18, 2021

8:00 - 8:00am (Central time)

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

12:00 - 12:00pm (Central time)

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112 N New Market St, Saint Martinville, LA 70582

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