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Johnny Franklin Price

April 6, 1941 — January 25, 2024

Knoxville

Johnny “John” Franklin Price, age 82, of the Halls community in Knoxville, Tennessee met his Savior face to face on Thursday January 25th, 2024. John was a faithful servant of his Lord for over 70 years. He sang with the Cedar Ridge Gospel Singers and was an ordained minister of the Gospel, pastoring in East Tennessee.  John was a skilled craftsman and built many homes in the Knoxville area.  He loved woodworking, making gunstocks, custom knives, and furniture in his shop. He was a devoted loving husband, father, Pastor, and faithful friend.  He was a man among men. John was preceded in death by his parents David and Ollie Price; baby brother Sandy Price, sister Judy Gardner, brother Jim Price, and brother Bill Price all of Knoxville.  John is survived by his loving wife of 63 years Evelyn Price; daughter Angela Roberts (Marty), son Brian F. Price; Grandchildren Ashley Keck (Derek), Tate Price, Katie Ellis (Jesse); Greatgrandchildren Addison Ellis, Eli Keck, Mason Keck, Anderson Ellis, and Olivia Keck; brother Jerry Price, sisters Jo Price, Irene Carden, and Donna Stooksbury (David); Special family members Lowell and Cindy Mitchell and children Tiffany Cardwell and Misty Keller, Misty and Wally Braden, many nieces and nephews, and many close family friends. The family will receive friends on Thursday February 1st, from 5-7 p.m. at Mynatt Funeral Home, Fountain City Chapel, with service to follow. Pastor David Stooksbury and Marty Roberts officiating.  Family and friends will gather at Mynatt Funeral home on Friday February 2nd and travel to Greenwood Cemetery for a 11:00 a.m. interment with Pastor Mike Torrance officiating.  

The family ask that in Lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the “John Price Funeral Fund” c/o Angela Roberts, 7024 Wright Road, Knoxville, TN 37931.  Condolences and memorials may be shared at www.mynattfh.com.   The family would like to thank each of you for your many calls, visits, and prayers.

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

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