Peggy O’Neal McCoy Price, 92, passed away Jan. 7, 2021.
She was born in McCoy in 1928 to Marvin Issac (Billy) and Margie Croy McCoy.
Throughout her childhood and teen years, Peggy lived in McCoy, the Salem-Roanoke area and eventually in Prices Fork where she met and married her husband, Ellie, and raised their two daughters at the Price homeplace.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 54 years, Frank Ellison Price; a daughter, Jeanne Price Keister; sisters Judy Lindsey and Norma Rutledge; anda brother, Delwin (Sonny) McCoy.
She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother who loved spending time with family, flower gardening, sewing, reading, porch sitting, taking Sunshine Tours and traveling with “the sisters.”
Peggy was a member of St. Michael Lutheran Church in Blacksburg where she was a longtime member of the church choir, women’s groups and the Happy-Go-Lucky senior group. She was also a member of Prices Fork Grange where she was a dedicated volunteer with the Prices Fork Fair and many other community projects.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Michael Gunther of Blacksburg; her grandchildren, Michael A. Keister of Prices Fork, Allison Price (Brian) of Moneta and Chris Keister (Erin) of Midlothian; and great-grandchildren Chase, Mason, Chance, Emma and Cole. She is also survived by sisters Marguerite Olinger of Prices Fork and Mary Jo Snider Lindsey of Roanoke; and many special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Peggy’s family would like to thank Kindred at Home, Intrepid Healthcare, LewisGale Hospital Montgomery and Dr. Christine Jordan and staff for the care and support they showed Peggy throughout the last several years.
Graveside services will be private. An additional celebration of life is planned for when all can gather safely.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to one of Micah’s Fund Programs at St. Michael Lutheran Church (http://www.st-michael-lutheran-church.org/) or the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.