January 10, 1926 ~ January 5, 2021
Born in: Tupelo, MS
Resided in: Los Angeles, CA
Anthony Liston Price (Tony) (Pete) 95, of Los Angeles, CA. passed away January 5, 2021 in Inglewood, CA.
He was born January 10, 1926 in Tupelo, Mississippi to Anthony L Price (Bud) and Veattrice Kirksey (Price).
His Siblings were Howard Price, Major Price, Daniel Price, Victoria Price (Edwards), Fairy Price (Tolbert), Samuel Price, Myatt Price (Ware), (Smitherman) and Maggie Price (Gilliam).
Married Emma Louise McKenzie (Price) (Longpree) and after divorce married Jane Pauline Landry (Garino), (Price).
He joined the Navy in wartime WW2 as a cook aboard ship.
Anthony was employed at General Motors Detroit and Los Angeles for over 45 years. He began as a painter in the spray booth, became union representative, and later Chairman of the Shop Committee for United Auto Workers Local 645, before getting a promotion to Foreman in the paint department.
He loved baseball, played miner league as a young man, after retirement his interest went toward real estate and bought apartment units.
He is survived by his wife Jane Price, and sons Anthony Price, Gregory Price and step daughter Elise Longpree.
Deceased children are Janet Price (Thomas) (Flowers), Lynn Price (Flemings) and Rudy Price.
Deceased step sons are Lawrence Landry and James Landry.
Grandchildren are LaDonna Price (Lambert), Tonya Price, Toni Price, Anthony Price, Erika Price, Walter Flowers, Jeremy Flowers, Phillip Brandon Flowers, Christian Thomas, Carmen Price, Jason Price, Brian Flemings, Justin Flemings and Audrey Flemings.
Step granddaughter LaShonte Jones, (Warren), (Landry).
Great grandchildren are, Conner Lambert, Alani Lee (King), Michael Naylor, Sacia-Nate Flowers, Jarren Flowers, Jayla Flowers, Ava Flowers, Emma Flowers, Xavyonce Flowers, Myla Flowers, Nya Flowers, Kyla Flowers, Jaylin Warren, Janae Price, Jayden Price, Jaron Price, Xavier Flemings, and Zora Flemings.
Deceased great grandson is Craig Lambert 2nd (Cody).
Step grandchildren are Gregory Warren, Isiane Warren, Shontonio Jones and Isiah Jones.
Due to Covid 19 restrictions virtual funeral services are schedule for 10:00 am on January 28, 2021 at Lighthouse Memorials & Receptions – Rice Center 5310 Torrence, Blvd. Torrence, CA. phone (310-792-7599) and the burial will be held at Inglewood Cemetery, Inglewood CA. from 11:00 am to 11:30 am.
The link to view and download the services will expire March 10, 2021