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Larry David Price

November 12, 1947 - August 31, 2019

Larry David Price, age 71, of Middletown, DE, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 31, 2019.

Born in Wilmington on November 12, 1947, he was the son of the late George S. and “Boot’s” (Castle) Price. Larry served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Following his service, he made his career in instrumentation for Plumbers & Pipefitters Local #74, retiring in 2009.  He took great pride supporting his own and other locals.

Larry was devoted to his family and his beloved dogs Jack and Rose, he enjoyed cooking, fishing with his cousin Jerry Lee, skiing and supporting the Philadelphia Eagles. Active in his community, he volunteered at Bombay Hook, was a Cub Scout leader, a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind and a proud supporter of the Middletown High School Theater.

He was preceded in death by his sister Linda Price Cormier and brother-in-law Nathan Cormier. Larry is survived by his wife of 25 years, Teryl (Stapleton) Price and their children Emily Ann Price and Christopher Scott Price; nieces, Kimberly Schneese (Matthew) and Somer Stapleton (Ana Maria Rico Londoño); great nephew, Justin Schneese (Hannah Nitsche); and great niece, Britney Schneese.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. A second visitation will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Friday, September 6, 2019, at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 116 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Larry’s name may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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12 Guestbook messages for Larry David Price

  • Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and Your Family. We will truly miss you. You will always be in our hearts and memories.
    Love Russ and Sylvia

  • Rest In Peace our friend. We will miss you. Love Lee And Syl Deputy.

  • Thoughts and prayers. May you all find peace in your time together. We have such fond memories of our limited but quality time together in Cuthbert with Larry. Love to all.

  • Larry will always be one of the kindest people I have ever known. His love and loyalty to his family was unfaltering. His generosity was boundless. His heart was full of joy for others and his integrity was unquestionable. Larry Price, you salty old guy, you will be loved immeasurably and missed fiercely for as long as there are souls who were touched by your glow. Thank you for touching my life.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very sad time.

  • Teryl and children, you are so close in my heart. I loved seeing the family pictures on Facebook. Sending love and prayers

  • May God bless Larry and his family! May He shine His light on you and give you peace.

  • Please accept my sincere condolences and we pray for your family to have strength and endure.

  • Dear Teryl, I’m greatly saddened to read of your husbands passing. No words will be able to rid you of your sorrow. May the good Lord give you the strength you will need to carry on……Love to you and yours, Mike

  • Many happy memories were made with one of my best Wilmington Ski Club buddies ever! We shared so much fun at the club, at the beach, dinners at your home. There’ll never be another Larry. My love and prayers go out to Teryl, Emily and Christopher.

  • Emily, my deepest and heartfelt sympathies to you and your family!
    Your dad was the best!
    I will always remember how he jumped in as an Odyssey of the Mind coach when your team needed one. He would never let anyone down!!
    Mary Koster

  • Teryl and Children, No words could express how you are feeling. I pray your faith in God keeps you moving forward. God has his sole and your hearts in his hands. Love you. LIz