|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1942|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 2005|
Jim Price was a retired geologist who was an avid cyclist and liked to build bicycles as a hobby. He was struck by a car while riding on a bike path. The driver of the car was a 17-year old teenager who was text-messaging on his cell phone when he swerved into the bicycle lane.
James "Jim" R. Price
LITTLETON, COLO. - James "Jim" R. Price, 63, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005.
Per his wishes, Jim was cremated and his ashes will be taken to his favorite
hunting site of 25 years and the lake where as a family we went camping.
James "Jim" R. Price of Littleton, Colo., was taken from us on Nov. 25, 2005,
at the age of 63. Jim was born Feb. 1, 1942, in Fairmont, W.Va., to James W.
and Margaret Stealey Price. He grew up in Mannington, W.Va., where he
graduated from Mannington High School in 1960. He went on to attend the
University of West Virginia where he graduated with a Master's Degree in
Geology in 1966. He married Shirley Garner that same year. His field took him
to Utah, Colorado and Texas. He retired as a Senior Geologist at the age of 55
when he became a consultant.
Jim and Shirley retired to Colorado to actively pursue their hobbies of
hiking, fishing, and camping. Jim also enjoyed hunting. His passion was
cycling, including building and maintaining his extensive collection, in
addition to helping others with theirs.
He was preceded in death by his father, James W. Price.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley; two daughters, Kimberlee (James) Stevens,
Jessica Price; three grandchildren, Jansen, Kyra and Kelby; his 90-year-old
mother, Margaret Stealey Price; a brother, Tom Price of Ohio; a sister, Janet
Cain of West Virginia; nieces, nephews and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to Bicycle Colorado,
Donor Alliance or a charity of choice.
We love you and will miss you sorely. Your wife, Shirley and daughters,
Kimberlee and Jessica.
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: Ashes taken to his favorite hunting site and the lake where his family often went camping
Created by: Robert Patterson
Record added: Jan 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64994575
Added: Mar. 31, 2013