Captain Robert “Mike” Michael Price 47, of Wilmington passed away Friday December 30, 2011 at his home.
Mike was born in Wayne County on June 19, 1964 the son of James “Jim” Price of Wilmington and was preceded in death by his mother Carolyn Sutton Price. A 1983 graduate of New Hanover High School where he excelled in football and baseball, and was on the junior Olympic swim team at the YMCA, and was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting and fishing.
In addition to his father surviving are brother Keith Price and wife Jennifer, God son Chris Price sisters Joan Payne of Wilmington and Linda Schloemp and husband Michael of Raleigh. A number of nephews and cousins also survive, along with his animals Jaeger, Montana and Molly.
A funeral service will be conducted 12:00 Noon Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church. The Reverend Margaret Hockett will officiate. Burial will follow at Oleander Memorial Gardens.
The family will see friends from 11:00 AM until service time at the church, and at all other time at the home of his father Jim on Cardinal Drive.
The family would like memorials be made to New Hanover Humane Society 2405 N. 23rd Street Wilmington, NC 28401.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.