James Elmon Price
James Elmon Price, “Sweet Potato”, 82 of Lexington Park, Passed away in Callaway, MD on May 4, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones. James was born on February 16, 1941 in Leonardtown, MD to the late Mary Leola and Joseph Irving Price. James is survived by his loving wife Barbara Ann "Bobbie" (Baden) Price whom he married on March 9, 1985 at the St. Michaels Church in Ridge, MD, his brother John I. Price of Scotland, MD and sister-in-law Donna Price. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Carl Lee Price.
James graduated from St. Michael’s School Ridge, MD. He served in the United States Army for two years. James was a lifelong St. Mary’s County, MD resident. He was a Communications Supervisor at Patuxent Naval Air Station for 36 years, retiring in 1999.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 7:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 10:00AM in the funeral home chapel with Deacon Ammon Ripple officiating. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery Helen, MD. Serving as Pallbearers will be Marvin Price, Frank Forbert, Glen Platter, Danny Bishop, Jay Scott Ridgell and Neal Vinck. Honorary pallbearer will be Sean Price.