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James Wilburn Price

April 9, 1930 — May 10, 2020

James Wilburn Price, 90 of Russellville, Arkansas, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Lakewood Health & Rehab in North Little Rock, Arkansas.  He was born April 9, 1930, in Russellville to John Edgar and Della Stephens Price. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Rita Joyce Whorton Price; grandson, Jason Price Bishop; three brothers, Buell Price, Aubrey Price, George Price; sister, Euleta Price Craig; and son-in-law, Ron DuPriest. 
He is survived by his wife, Emma Jo Price, Russellville; two daughters, Barbara Diane DuPriest, North Little Rock, Debbie Price Bishop & husband Jerry, North Little Rock; grandchildren, Jarrod DuPriest & wife, Krista, Little Rock, Kristin DuPriest, North Little Rock; great grandsons, Jackson Cheek-DuPriest & Cooper DuPriest; sister, Mary Jean Noland & husband Bob, Tulsa, Oklahoma; two sisters-in-law, Reba Lois Tucker, Jessieville; Pat Carothers, Ft. Worth, TX; stepchildren, Jan Duvall, Russellville, Danny Duvall, Atlanta, GA, several nieces, nephews and other family and friends.    
James was known to his family and friends as J.W. or Dub. Recently, at Lakewood Health & Rehab, he was known as “Pops”.  He was a kind, gentle soul.  No matter who you were, when you walked into the room, he made you feel welcome.  He was a member of Russellville First Assembly of God Church.  James was an avid gardener, he also enjoyed fishing, hunting and had a passion for woodworking.  
There is no visitation planned.  The graveside funeral service and burial will be at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Pisgah Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 
Pallbearers will be Jarrod DuPriest, Jackson DuPriest, Jerry Bishop, Kent Tucker, Charlie Climer and Gary Climer.  

In James' honor, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

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