Silas Henry ‘Hank’ Pryce

Published 10:34 am Friday, August 16, 2019

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Mr. Silas Henry “Hank” Pryce, 75, of Sanford Avenue, Mocksville, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at his home.

He was born on Oct. 9, 1943 in Rockingham to the late Robert Lee and Effie Owen Easterling Pryce. Mr. Pryce was an educator with the Winston- Salem/Forsyth County schools and the NC Division of Motor Vehicles. He was a member of the Lewisville Masonic Lodge 434, a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary and a Plank Member of Homeland Security. Mr. Pryce was also inducted into the Educators Hall of Fame at East Carolina University. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and showing others that he was a better shot than they were. He also enjoyed the outdoors, especially the ocean and the beach. It was said by Dr. Jerry McGee of Mr. Pryce: “Certainly with the record of achievement Henry has as a classroom teacher, as a coach and later helping keep our students safe, he certainly deserves recognition and if there was a Hall of Fame for friends, Henry would be a member.”

He was also preceded in death by: a sister, Elaine Brown; and a brother, Alva Pryce.

Survivors: 2 sons, Brad Pryce (Mary Katherine) of Clemmons and Greg Pryce of Winston-Salem; their mother, Millie Pryce of Clemmons; 2 granddaughters, Ashton and Taryn Pryce; a sister, Rachel Ellwanger (Bob) of Rockingham; a brother, Chip Pryce (Barbara) of Elon; his companion, Dorothy Lundy of Cameron; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Chaplain Loubelia Johnson and Art Collier officiating. Masonic rites will be conducted. The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials: Well Care Hospice, 5380 US 158, Suite 210, Advance; or to East Carolina University Alumni Assoc., Mail Stop 305, East Carolina University, Greenville, 27858-4353.