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Michael Augustus Price

April 26, 1943 April 15, 2019
Michael Augustus Price
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Obituary for Michael Augustus Price

Michael “Augie” Price, 75, of West Frankfort, Illinois, passed away Monday April 15, 2019 in Herrin Hospital at 5:08a.m.

Michael was born April 26, 1943 in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to Sylbert and Ula Faye (Clark) Price. He loved his wife and family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was in the Army National Guard and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church – Benton, Illinois for 21 years. Michael was the general manager for Vic Koenig for over 20 years. He went to Benton High School and attended Carbondale High School his senior year. During this time, he played football with the Bleyer’s Untouchables and had an undefeated season. Michael graduated from SIU with a bachelor’s degree. He was an avid golfer and loved the St Louis Cardinals.

Michael married Marlene Fielder on January 6, 1978 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Michael is survived by his wife, Marlene Price; son, Don (Amanda) Bethune; daughters: Shannon Lynn Price and Jennifer Price Hall; nine grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00p.m. on Friday April 19, 2019 at the Union Funeral Home – West Frankfort, Illinois with Ministers Sammy Simmons and Eddie Paul Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Masonic and Oddfellows Cemetery – Benton, Illinois. Visitation will be held Thursday April 18, 2019 from 5:00-8:00p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to The American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available and accepted at the funeral home.

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5:00 PM 4/18/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/18/2019 8:00:00 PM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States





2:00 PM 4/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Masonic & Odd Fellows Cemetery Final Resting Place

12740 Oddfellow Lane
Benton, Illinois 62812

12740 Oddfellow Lane Benton 62812 Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Heart Association

7272 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75231

American Cancer Society


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