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Mr. Jason Ray Price, age 47 of Hamptonville, passed away Friday, March 10, 2023 at
Duke University Hospital.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 26, 2023 at Reins-
Sturdivant Chapel in North Wilkesboro with Rev. Eddie Tharpe and Rev. Randy
Johnson officiating. Keith Bobbitt, Former Director at Camp Raven Knob will also speak.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will
follow at the St. Paul Methodist Church Cemetery in Hamptonville. For those unable to
attend, the video will be live-streamed and later archived on the Internet at the Reins-
Jason was born December 1, 1975 in Elkin to Donnie Ray Price and Kara Ann Tucker
Gardner and friend Tim Sommers who survive, along with stepmother; Judy Price of Jonesville, and step-sister, Sandra Reavis (Michael) of Hamptonville. His brother Cory Price preceded him in death. Jason was a lifelong volunteer and leader in the Arlington and Jonesville Fire
Departments, as well as the Yadkin County Rescue Squad where he currently served
as Assistant Chief, building many enduring friendships along the way. He began his
career in emergency medical services after earning his EMT Certificate at Surry
Community College. Jason’s commitment to the community and service remains an
inspiration to us all.
Jason found a true calling in life working with the Old Hickory Council Boy Scouts at
Camp Raven Knob. There he served the camp over the past three decades as staff in
the Health Lodge, Dining Hall, and Trading Post. Since 1994 he was a dedicated
member of the Scouts honor group, Order of the Arrow, and served as the Chief of
Wahissa Lodge #118 in 1996. Jason also served in multiple advisory roles within the
lodge and the Sapona Chapter, regularly serving on the medical staff at National Order
of the Arrow Conferences. He will be dearly missed by his Scouting family.
In 2017, Jason completed his degree at Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service in
Atlanta and after graduation became a valued member of the staff at Reins Sturdivant in
Flowers will be accepted, or contributions made to his memory to Camp Raven Knob,
Old Hickory Council, 6600 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC 27106, or the
Yadkin County Rescue Squad, 1116 W. Main Street, Yadkinville, NC 27055.
The family gratefully appreciates the officers and volunteers who provided an Honor
Guard escort to Jason for his final journey home. These were:
In the Procession to Duke and Back
Yadkin County Rescue Squad
Arlington Fire and Rescue
Yadkin County Sheriff's Office
In Procession from Squad to Funeral Home
Buck Shoals Fire Dept
Boonville Fire Dept
West Yadkin Fire Dept
Lone Hickory Fire Dept
Wilkes County EMS
Honor Guard on Bridges
Forbush Fire Department
Winston Salem Fire Dept , Engine 18
Agencies Who Supported the Process
NC State Highway Patrol (escort out of Durham)
Yadkin County Emergency Services / NC Emergency Management (secured statewide
event radio channel to use)
Yadkinville PD (traffic control)
Duke University Hospital Police
Pilot Mountain Rescue Squad (stood by for YCRS)
Wilkes Rescue Squad (stood by for YCRS)
Mt Airy Rescue Squad (stood by for YCRS)
The outpouring of kind words about Jason’s life from his colleagues and friends shows
his impact on all he met and your impact on him.
Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jason Ray Price, please visit our floral store.
Camp Raven Knob, Old Hickory Council
6600 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem NC 27106
Yadkin County Rescue Squad
1116 W. Main Street, Yadkinville NC 27055