Kenneth Platt Price

Kenneth Platt Price, 65, passed away at home on Friday, January 31, 2014, surrounded by family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer.

Ken was born in Malad, ID, on Jan. 8, 1949, the first of four children born to Phyllis Waldron and Evan Platt Price. He was raised in Malad, ID, and graduated from Malad High in 1967. He received his Associate’s Degree from Ricks College and studied finance at ISU.

Ken was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and loved serving others in the Eastern Atlantic States Mission,

On June 28, 1974, he was sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple to Nedra Tanner. He later moved to American Falls to open up a western wear store and Radio Shack. He also sold cars and later became a realtor. In his lifetime, Ken served as a high priest, elder’s quorum president, ward mission leader, ward clerk, second counselor in the bishopric and numerous callings with scouts and young men.

Kenneth loved spending time with his family camping, hunting, fishing and making others laugh. He also loved to watch the Utah Jazz with his kids and loved his weekly date night with his sweetheart Nedra.

He is survived by his mother Phyllis, brother Dale, sister Ruthann, wife Nedra, children Julie (Mike Severn), Angela (Truman Lackey) and Cory Evan (Anika Price) and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister Helena and his father. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 6th at American Falls Stake Center at 11 a.m. The public viewing will be Wednesday, Feb. 5, at American Falls Stake Center from 6-8 p.m. and 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 6.

He will be laid to rest in Samaria, ID, on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 3:30 p.m. Condolences and memories may be shared at In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Bank of Commerce in care of the Ken Price Memorial Fund.

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