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William E. Price

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William E. “Bill” Price

February 5, 1936

October 6, 2013

  William Eugene (Bill) Price died on Sunday, October 6, 2013.  He was born to William Archer and Lorene Barganier Price in Marlin, Texas on February 5, 1936. 

After graduation from Marlin High School, Bill received a football scholarship to Texas Tech University where he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.


Bill joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served two years active duty in San Diego, CA.  He captured the heart of elementary school teacher Anne Carhart of Trempealeau, WI, and they married on June 27, 1958 in San Diego after a 6-week courtship.


Bill and Anne made their home in Houston, TX after Bill’s honorable discharge from the Marine Corps. He received his BBA degree from the University of Houston.