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Joseph Sherman Price Sr.

March 25, 1957 — June 12, 2023


Joseph (Joe) Sherman Price Sr. passed away unexpectedly June 12th, 2023.

Joe was born March 25th, 1957 in Somerset, Kentucky to Sherman and Flora Price. At 17 years old he relocated with his first wife and in-laws to Olathe, KS with a new baby on the way. He held several long-term positions throughout his career before he began working for the City of Shawnee Public Works Department in 1998. He was part of the Public Works Department as a maintenance worker III for 15 years before retiring in 2012. He married his second wife, Deborah Price in 1997 where they both had careers working for the city of Shawnee, KS.

He enjoyed camping, fishing, watching Nascar/Indy races and hanging with friends.

Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Flora Price; his wife Deborah Price; Seven siblings and his four-legged best friend, Jasper Price. He is survived by his brother Eulis (Velma) Price of Somerset KY. His daughter Cari Price Smith of Kansas City, MO; his son Joe (Dana) Price Jr. of Overland Park, KS; Three Grandchildren; Tyler (Courtney) Price of Broken Arrow, OK; Allison Scales and Elijah Smith of Kansas City, MO; Two Great Grandchildren Carter and Althea Price of Broken Arrow, OK. As well as many nieces and nephews in Somerset, KY.

A visitation will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on June 23rd at the Amos Family Funeral Home. Joe will be laid to rest alongside his wife Deborah Price at Resurrection Cemetery Saturday, June 24th at 10:00 am.

Following Joe’s comital service his family is going to Celebrate his Life at Jakes Place in Shawnee starting at noon.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joe’s name to The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, KS.


The Humane Society of Greater Kansas City
5445 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City KS 66104
Tel: 1-913-596-1000

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Friday, June 23, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Graveside Service

Saturday, June 24, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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Resurrection Catholic Cemetery

8300 Quivira Road
Lenexa, KS 66215

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