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James Latarro Price

August 20, 1945 February 10, 2019
James Latarro Price
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Obituary for James Latarro Price

The late James Latarro Price Sr. was born August 20, 1945, to the late Reatha Mea Price and James Price in Pope, Mississippi. He entered into eternal peace on Sunday, February 10, 2019.
James attended Booker T. Washington High School and later joined The United States Army where he served his country in Vietnam from 1963 -1966. After returning to Memphis, he attended Shelby State Community College where he obtained his GED. James later took a job with Interstate Pipe and Supply and was a truck driver where he was known as  THE REAL JAY PEE. He retired from Interstate and enjoyed his hobby as an auto mechanic.  James was a fan of nice cars, and he loved his 2006 Mercedez-Benz SLK280
In 1966 he married Susan Reese, and three kids were born to this union. She proceeded him in death in 1994. James then continued to be a LOVING, NURTURING and DEVOTED single father to his children. 
In August 2005 he married Ernestine Stacks. James and Ernestine were known in the neighborhood as the corner lot for the BEST backyard Barbeque and Fish Fry gathering for family and friends.
James leaves to cherish his wife, Ernestine Price, three children; Veronica Veasy (Patrick), Vanessa Johnson (Jake), James Price Jr. (Lakeisha), two stepchildren; Alisha and LaShunta, one sister Inez Price, two sisters-in-law,  fifteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who will deeply miss him.


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Visitation

Saturday

16

Feb

10:30 AM 2/16/2019 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
Greater New Liberty Missionary Baptist Church

250 E. Raines Rd.
Memphis, TN 38109

Greater New Liberty Missionary Baptist Church
250 E. Raines Rd. Memphis 38109 TN
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Feb

11:00 AM 2/16/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2/16/2019 12:00:00 PM
Greater New Liberty Missionary Baptist Church

250 E. Raines Rd.
Memphis, TN 38109

Greater New Liberty Missionary Baptist Church
250 E. Raines Rd. Memphis 38109 TN
United States

Interment

Thursday

21

Feb

10:15 AM 2/21/2019 10:15:00 AM - 10:30 AM 2/21/2019 10:30:00 AM
West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery

4000 Forest Hill-Irene Rd
Memphis, TN 38125

West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
4000 Forest Hill-Irene Rd Memphis 38125 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

4000 Forest Hill-Irene Rd
Memphis, TN 38125

4000 Forest Hill-Irene Rd Memphis 38125 TN
United States
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