David Allen Price Sr.

Published 12:21 pm Thursday, August 2, 2018

RICHMOND — David Allen Price Sr., 72, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at the VCU Medical Center in Richmond Virginia.

David Allen Price Sr.

David was born on Sept. 9, 1945, in Sussex County, Virginia, to the late Willie and Mollie Ford Price. He was educated at the Southampton County Training School, he graduated from the National School of Business earning a degree in Accounting. He took courses at Bentley College of Accounting and attended Harvard University of Cambridge. He attended Paul D. Camp Community College where he graduated with a degree in police science and received an associate degree in applied science. He also graduated from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia, with a BS degree in government administration (criminal justice.)

David was a member of the Marine Corps (Vietnam in Tet of 1968.) He was a Marine sergeant and was a life member of the Marine Corps League Pedigree Devil Dog. He worked for Shawnut National Bank, Immont Corporation, Robinson Enterprises, Union Camp, Southampton County Sheriff’s Department, where he retired as a sergeant after 30 years of service.

He owned and operated Price Tax Accounting with offices in Franklin and Ivor, Virginia. He also had a partnership with Damo Inc.

David was a member of the Bryant Baptist Church, where he served faithfully on numerous boards and organizations and was the devoted chairman of the Deacon Board.

During his lifetime, David was a member of various community and civic organizations to include: Masonic Lodge No. 185 in Courtland, Virginia, where he was a junior deacon, senior warden, secretary and district deputy Grand Master; Ivor Grove Masonic Lodge No. 182, holding the office of secretary; Waverly Lodge No. 70; Fraternal Order of Police, charter member of Robert A. Hill Sr. Lodge No. 56 holding the position of state director state level and Virginia State Lodge Board of Directors;, Downtown Franklin Association, where he served on the Board of Directors as treasurer and current president; Southampton County Electoral Board; Marine Corp League; National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE;) American Red Cross Board; Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia; National Association of Tax Practitioners; and Touched by Keon Foundation Inc.

David leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 44 years, Della; two sons, Allen and Dean; three brothers; two sisters; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be on Thursday, Aug. 2, from noon to 5 p.m. in Divine Mortuary, 22736 Main St., Courtland, and continue later that day from 6 to 8 p.m. in Bryant Baptist Church, 23375 Bryants Church Road, Capron, Virginia.

The funeral will be on Friday, Aug. 3, at 11 a.m., in Bryant Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.