William Lee Price


William Lee Price 64, of Cottage Grove, passed on September 6, 2019 from heart complications at McKenzie Willamette Hospital in Springfield, Oregon.

Bill was born May 6, 1955 in Cottage Grove to Philip and Nancy (Fisher) Price.

He attended Cottage Grove High School and continued his education at Lane Community College, graduation cum laude with an Associated Degree in Industrial Maintenance.

Bill worked for Weyerheauser Company in Cottage Grove for 15 years, Aramark in Eugene for 15 years, and lastly 10 years with McKenzie Willamette Hospital in Springfield.

Bill enjoyed many aspects of hunting, fishing, camping, gardening and a good campfire. He devoted much of his time and energy to the raising and caring of both friend and family members.

He is survived by his spouse, Eileen Price of Cottage Grove; sons and their spouses, Michael and Leslie Cook, Michael and Vernee Price; daughters, Christine Price and Jennifer Gawith; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; and sister, Vonnie Skucas.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Jodi Hallgarth and Jane Buchanan; one brother, Philip Junior Price; and daughter, Michelle Gawith.

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