Nelson Luvall Price went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. He was born Sept. 16, 1973, in Joplin.
Nelson attended Neosho public schools, Joplin Christian School, and played basketball and football for the Neosho Wildcats. He received many athletic accolades including holding the longest record of "Athlete of the Year" in the state of Missouri. After graduating, he attended Coffeyville College, where he continued to play basketball and football. He graduated with a degree in telecommunications.
Nelson is survived by his fiancé, Brandy Jenkins; his mother, Vanessa Price; sister, Valesha Price; sister Kendra Hogan; his four children: Jordan White, Trayvon Price, Terence Price, and Nelandy Price; his aunt Redicia Price; uncle, Arthur Price; and numerous cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, at Impact Life Church located at 1601 S. Wall in Joplin. A graveside internment will be held after at the Old Newtonia Cemetery.
The family wishes for memorial contributions to be made to Impact Life Church, P.O. Box 8151, Joplin, 64802.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Cremation Society of Kansas City.