Rufus "Goat" Price, of Hamilton, New Jersey departed this life on December 31, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton, New Jersey.
Rufus was born on July 26, 1941 in Birmingham, Alabama. He graduated from Westfield High School, Westfield, Alabama. Rufus played football in high school and and loved watching the sport. He was a die hard University of Alabama Crimson Tide fan and would be in front of the TV, every Saturday during the college football season.
He was employed with Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Trenton, NJ many years ago. Rufus lived in the Ewing/Hamilton area for the last 14 years. He was a caring and loving person and was loved by many in return. He was very stylish and a well dressed person. Rufus was sharp from head to toe, with a freshly shined pair of shoes. He had a great sense of humor and was the life of the party. He will truly be missed by his family.
He was predeceased by his parents Alberta and Will Price; brothers James and Booker Price; sisters Octavia Wilkerson and Christine Givhan.
Rufus's memory will be cherished and forever remembered by his daughter Cheryl Price (Larond); son Dennis Price (Lisa); his former wife Artherine Price; grandchildren April Harris, Dennis Price Jr., Brittany Herron, Ivory White (Corey), Marquis Mcleon, Daryll and Dexter Price; great-grandchildren Mekhi, Madison, Peyton, Corey [r., Christian, Carter, Jelynn, Devin and Kali; longtime friend Harold Westbrook; host of nieces. nephews. cousins and friends.
Services will be 12-2pm Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Interment will be at Fountain Lawn Memorial Park, Ewing. NJ.
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