Price Graham Summerville
Price Graham Summerville
  • January 16, 1926 - December 18, 2014
  • Belmont, North Carolina

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Price Graham Summerville passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, surrounded by his loved ones and family.

He was born Jan. 16, 1926, to the late Anna Bell Law and William McKee Summerville.

Price attended Belmont schools and was involved in various sports including football before joining the United States Navy at the age of 16 where he served over 9 years in WWII and the Korean War. He was a lifetime member of East Belmont Presbyterian Church and worked as an electrician and retired after 50 years of service from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers #379.

He was preceded in death in 1989 by his loving wife of 37 years Betty Evans of Muskegon, Mich. He was also preceded in death by one son Darryl Price Summerville as well as four siblings; John Samuel, Charles W., Richard Benjamin and Sarah Paulene (Polly) Summerville.

Survivors left to cherish his memory are his daughters; Debra Lynn Summerville and Bobby Kinard of Belmont, Julia and Hunt Ward of Burlington and Jackie and David Gillelan of Belmont; a brother Frank Summerville of Charlotte as well as nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Price was also fortunate to raise two special grandsons, David and Jeremy Summerville.

Daddy was also fortunate to have family and friends as caregivers. A special thanks to David and Trish Summerville and their children as well as Jackie Summerville Gillelan and family and special friend, Donna Stamey.

A visitation will be held 2 p.m. Sunday with a service at 3 p.m. at East Belmont Presbyterian Church, 901 Catawba St., Belmont.

Interment will be in Gaston Memorial Park after the service.

Online condolences and notes of sympathy may be left at

Carothers Funeral Home at Gaston Memorial Park is serving the Summerville family.