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Obituary for Robert Byron Price

January 3, 1932 - June 28, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 86

Loving Father, Husband and Friend

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Robert Byron Price, B.B.A, M.B.A. passed away on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the age of 86 with his family at his side. He was born on January 3, 1932 in Colorado City, TX to wonderful parents, Oscar and Lela Price.

He was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA); received his BBA in 1953 and MBA in 1961, both from Texas Tech University.

Bob was a member of Rotary International (1963-2004); First Presbyterian Church, Ordained Deacon and Ordained Elder; City of Olmos Park – City Council Member (1997-2007); Board of Directors Texas Research Park Foundation (2000-2018); Board of Directors Morningside Ministries (2005-2011); Board of Directors San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic (2013-2018); Development Board Member University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (2013-2018). Memberships in Professional Associations and Accomplishments include: National Association of College and University Business Officers (1968-2003), Texas Association of College and University Business Officers (1968-2003), Chairman of the Council on Governmental Relations (1996-1998; 1999-2000), Chairman of the Association of Academic Health Centers - Fiscal Officers (1978-1980) and Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Business Affairs (AAMC/GBA 1972-2003). Bob worked in higher education for over 47 years including positions as Vice President, Emeritus, UTHSCSA (January 2004-2018), Executive Vice President for Administration and Business Affairs-The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (December 1972-September 2003), Vice President for Business Affairs-The University of Texas at Arlington (November 1968-November 1972), various business officer positions at Texas Tech University (August 1956-October 1968).

Bob married the love of his life, Rebecca Ann Coles and cherished a wonderful marriage of 66 years. Throughout his life, Bob understood his role with a strong faith and belief in placing his family first. He loved music, bird hunting and had a passion for fly fishing. He is preceded in death by his son, David Price and is survived by his wife, Becca; their children, Doug Price and Mary Alice McKean and husband, Randy; grandchildren: Callie Lee McKean and Mackenzie Ann McKean.

MEMORIAL SERVICE
TUESDAY, JULY 3, 2018
1:00 PM
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
404 N. ALAMO ST.

Rev. Robert Fuller officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic, #1 Haven for Hope Way, Bldg. 1, Suite 400, San Antonio, TX 78207; First Presbyterian Church, 404 N. Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205 or David C. Price Memorial Scholarship Fund, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic, #1 Haven for Hope Way, Bldg. 1, Suite 400, San Antonio, TX 78207
  • First Presbyterian Church, 404 N. Alamo St., San Antonio, TX 78205
  • David C. Price Memorial Scholarship Fund, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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