David Michael "Mike" Price died of pancreatic cancer Thursday, March 3, 2016, at his home in Eckert. He was 68.
Friends and family are invited to share their memories of Mr. Price Sunday, March 13, from 2-4 p.m. at the Delta Elks Lodge.
Mr. Price was born in Paonia Sept. 30, 1947, to Carl and Genevieve (MacKendrick) Price. He spent his childhood in Hotchkiss and graduated from Hotchkiss High School in 1965. He graduated from Adams State College in 1970.
He married Charlene White Sept. 13, 1969, in Hotchkiss.
Mr. Price taught music in Dove Creek and Hotchkiss. He was a member of Delta Elks Lodge #1235 and was a past president of the Hotchkiss-Crawford His-
torical Society. He enjoyed playing poker, golfing and hiking.
He is survived by his wife, Charlene; his daughter, Michelle (Richard) McKern of Summit, N.J.; his son, Allan (Kena) Price of Hotchkiss; his grandchildren, Mathew, Kelsa, Hank, Aneka and Quinnlan; his sister, Kelly (Roger) Christian of Hotchkiss; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dave and Genevieve Price.
Memorial contributions may be sent to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416; the Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Society, P.O. Box 724, Hotchkiss, CO 81419; or to the charity of one's choice.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
View the Internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.