John Troy Price, 85, of Meadville, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Bakersfield, Calif., when he was visiting relatives.

He was born and raised in California and worked as a truck driver there until he retired. During his time in Meadville, he enjoyed working in his shop and playing cards with friends. He attended Meadville United Methodist Church.

John is survived by two sisters; one brother; one sister-in-law, Betty Tharp, Meadville; and many nieces and nephews.

In 2006, he was preceded in death by his wife of many years, Beulah May Price. He was also preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters.

There has been a cremation.

Burial will be held in the Meadville Cemetery. A service of remembrance and celebration of life was held in California.