ST. ANN, MO. – Marion Eugene Price, 70, passed away at 4:37 p.m., Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at SSM DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton, MO.
He was born in Alton, Illinois on August 19, 1950 to the late Ralph Price and Nellie (Nugent) Lane.
He married Mona Tate on November 12, 2013, and although their time together was far too brief, they were blessed with nearly 7 years of marriage.
He worked for GKN Aerospace in Hazelwood, MO. in the maintenance department, and enjoyed anything involving mechanics, which includes many years of sprint car racing.
In addition to his wife, Mona; he is survived by a daughter, Shannon Price-Phelps and her fiancé Steve Walls of Bethalto; a step-son, Tyler Hoerr of St. Louis, MO.; a step-daughter Caitlyn Hoerr of St. Louis, MO.; two sisters, Helen McMurtrie of Jerseyville and Tammy Long of Fieldon; a brother, Tracy Price of Fieldon; two step-sisters, Lois Schone of Arenzville and Judy Lane of Jerseyville; a grandson, Corbin Phelps of Bethalto; three nephews, Bryan McMurtrie, and his wife Jennifer, of Carrollton; Joe Smith and Larry Smith, both of Pennsylvania; two great-nieces, Hayden and Reese McMurtrie of Carrollton; along with may other nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Robert Lane; step-mother, Lola Kyle; a sister, Dottie Smith; a niece, Wendy Smith; a step-brother, Jerry Lane; and a step-sister, Carolyn Lane.
Per his wishes, cremation rights will be accorded and no public services are scheduled at this time.
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