Walter Carrington Price, age 81, of Bedias, Texas passed away June 13, 2023 in Bryan, Texas following an extended illness.
A funeral service celebrating Walter’s life was held 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 17, 2023, at the Church of Singleton. Pastor of the church, Floyd Hoke, officiated the service, and interment followed in Chriesman Cemetery located in the Chriesman Community of Burleson County, Texas.
Walter was born November 30, 1941 in Chriesman, Texas to Gilley Carrington & Mary Ann (Bird) Price. He worked as a welder in the oil industry. He and his wife, Pearlita, lived in Bedias since 1999, coming from Conroe, Texas. Walter was Baptist in faith and attended the Church of Singleton when his health allowed. In his younger years, Walter enjoyed fishing with his father. He was a woodworker, as well as an ironworker, making beautiful art with metal and wood, alike. Walter was known for his “gift of gab.” He never met a stranger and could talk with anyone willing to give him the attention and time to do so.
Walter was preceded in death by both of his parents and granddaughter, Hannah.
Surviving family members are wife, Pearlita (Muirhead) Price of Bedias; sons, David Price (Britt) of Carlos and Charles Henry Lloyd “Chuck” Price of Bedias; daughter, Teresa Kott (Jay) of Bedias; brother, Johnny Price (Jeanie) of Caldwell; sister, Martha Conrad (Kenneth) of Snook; grandchildren, Maegen, Trisha, Jayme, Gavyn and Jacob; and great-grandchildren, Royce and Aurora.
Pallbearers: David Price, Jay Kott, Jacob Price, Gavyn Noble, Kyle Roach, Chuck Price Honorary Pallbearers: Nathan Ziebell, Allan Pratt, Henry Muirhead, Tommy Hendrickson, Donnie Steele, Billy Surface, David Muirhead, John Lookadoo Arrangements were under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home, Madisonville, Texas.