Reverend Paul James Price passed peacefully from this life to his heavenly reward on Thursday, May 5, 2016 in his home, surrounded by his family. He was born November 15, 1922 to Sherman and Lessie (Kinder) Price, of Frankfort, Indiana, in their home on Blinn Avenue.
Paul was a 1940 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School. He attended college at Apostolic Bible Institute in Saint Paul, Minnesota where he graduated in 1945. After graduation, Reverend Price accepted a position to serve as the pianist in an Apostolic church in Akron, Ohio. Soon after his move to Akron, he met Velma Elizabeth Pamer. They were married on October 7, 1946. Together, they began the Apostolic Faith Assembly in Barberton, Ohio in 1950 and served as pastor there for 15 years.
Paul moved his family to Frankfort, Indiana in 1965 and founded the Apostolic Bible Church where he served until his retirement in 2003. Reverend Price traveled extensively supporting missionaries through multiple Spanish speaking regions of Mexico, Central, and South America. He also served as the Spanish Ministry Coordinator for the Indiana District of the United Pentecostal Church International for nine years. He planted Spanish daughter-works in Frankfort, Lafayette, and Indianapolis.
Visitation and Services
The celebration of life services will be held on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Christian Life Church located at 850 Delphi Avenue in Frankfort. The viewing will be from 2:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Church with the funeral service beginning at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Family and friends will gather at Christian Life Church at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday and will proceed to Bunnell Cemetery. In honor of Reverend Paul Price, donations may be made to Christian Life Church Building Fund, 850 Delphi Ave., Frankfort, IN 46041.
One sister: Lois Fishback of Frankfort, two daughters: Cynthia (Daniel) Lytle, of Frankfort, and Paula (Phillip) Butler of Frankfort, one son: Reverend Richard (Debbie) Price of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 9 grandchildren: Annette (Reverend Philip) Jordan, Rebecca Lytle, Reverend Richard (Sheri) Price, Reverend Daniel (Cheryl) Lytle, Mark (Michelle) Price, Kristen (Bryan)Wertz, Reverend Paul (Tara) Price, Bethany Price, and Brittany (Blake) Loy, 16 great-grandchildren: Reverend Gentry, Spencer, Dillon, Kennedy, Aiden, Riley, Amelia, Eva, Bentley, Brooklyn, Avery, Rutledge, Brantley, Mason, Kinsley, and Indy. Spending time with his family was his greatest joy.
his parents, Sherman and Lessie (Kinder) Price, his wife Velma (Pamer) Price on November 13, 2013, 3 brothers, Kenneth Price, Leon Price, and Herbert Price, all formerly of Frankfort, 2 Sisters, Esther Price (Smith) formerly of Brownsburg, Indiana, and Joan Price (Weiler) formerly of Anderson, Indiana.