Jack graduated high school in Salina, KS, earned a BA in Education from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, KS and a MA in Education from Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, MO. Jack worked as a teacher and coach in the Hickman Mills School District and in the insurance and banking business, prior to beginning a long and successful career with Schwanns. He was a long-time member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Lee’s Summit.
He married Karen Kennedy on July 6, 1957 in Salina. In addition to Karen, survivors include two sons, Scott Cole Price (Janet) of Blue Springs, MO and Jeffrey Lynn Price of Raymore, MO; a sister, Sharon Kendle (George) of Plano, TX; four grandchildren, Lesley, Ashley, Savannah and Jack. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service celebrating Jack’s life will be held at 6:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016 at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, with Rev. Robert Sefrit presiding. Memorial contributions are suggested to the church. The Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs has been entrusted with the cremation arrangements. Memories of Jack and condolences may be left at meyersfuneralchapel.com