Bobby E. Price
Bobby E. Price of Ruston, La, went on to be with the Lord on August 1, 2012 at the age of 74 after a courageous battle with cancer. He entered the Lord's presence, who he faithfully served for many years.
Bobby was born in Henderson, TX on November 21, 1937. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years-Patsy Ruth Patrick Price, beloved and admired mother Maurine Grigsby Forester, dearest daughter Kami Price Proulx and her husband-Danny Proulx, revered son Barry Price and his wife Penny Price and cherished granddaughter Megan Price. He also enjoyed time with Penny's two sons-Josh and Tyler Isenhour. Bobby was preceded in death by his father, Earl Price and sister-Cheryl Abrams.
He graduated from Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, TX, received his undergraduate degree in engineering from University of Texas at Arlington, his masters degree from Oklahoma State University and doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Bobby taught Civil Engineering for over 30 years at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, LA. He was a member and held leadership positions in various engineering organizations such as NSPE, ASCE, and LES.
Bobby volunteered his time, resources and energies at Temple Baptist Church, Life Choices, Habitat for Humanity, the Chamber of Commerce, the Kiwanis Club, and was involved in civic and community organizations around Ruston. Bobby was a member of Temple Baptist Church for over 40 years where served in many capacities such as Sunday School teacher, ordained Deacon, committees, mission trips and outreach events.
The family requests that instead of flowers, donations be made to Temple Baptist Church Building Fund, Life Choices, Habitat for Humanity, or charity of your choice.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Crosby, Randy Hammons, Ali Mustapha, Jason Thornhill, Marshall Hill, Richard Durrett and Billy Moore.
Honorary Pallbearers will be the adult 6 men’s Sunday School Class.
Visitation is scheduled for 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church on Sunday, August 5. The memorial service is at 10:00 a.m. at Temple Baptist Church on Monday, August 6 followed by burial at Pines Memorial Garden.