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Phillip James Price, II


Sunrise: April 2, 1960

Sunset: March 26, 2021

Phillip James Price II, the son of the late Phillip Sr. and Jessie Mae Price, was born on April 2, 1960 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Phillip graduated from Kempsville High School. After graduation, he began working at Norshipco in Norfolk, Virginia. After a few years, Phillip transitioned over to the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Through many years of hard work and perseverance, Phillip became a Nuclear Work Packaging & Control Material Manager.

Phillip was always good at keeping family and friends together. His love for his family and friends was known by all who encountered him. Many impromptu cookouts and β€œdrive bys” were what he was known for. As much as he loved his family, he loved his God equally. Phillip served as a deacon at First Baptist Lamberts Point in Norfolk, Virginia. He also served as a leader for the youth Usher Board.

Phillip leaves to cherish in his memory, his daughter, Donna Watkins; his two sons, Derrick Jones, and Joshua (Sabrina) Bowser; 3 grandchildren, Cierra Crique, Isaiah Arrington-Watkins, and Jewel Bowser; his significant other, Betty Ellis; three sisters, Jewel Roberts, Ena Hinton, and Ella Gibbs; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

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    Keith Allman says

    I was devastated to hear about PJ’s Passing. I always enjoyed talking to him about Corvettes and life at the shipyard. He will be truly missed.

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      Phoebe Arrington says

      I was really sorry to hear about this great man’s passing he was over visual person in the First Baptist Church of llamas Point always smiling always got a good word to give you may God bless you

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    Isiaah Baker says

    My condolences to the family and friends, Prayers of comfort and strength. PJ and I had a great conversation about a week prior. PJ was in a great place in his life Spiritually. Until we meet again. Rest easy my friend.

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      Jessica G. says

      I was sad to hear of your passing. I’m truly going to miss you. We enjoyed great laughs and your personality brighten any day. I pray for your family strength during this time of transition.
      God Bless and keep you all.

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    Frances Chavous says

    Praying for comfort for the family. PJ was in 56X planning office when we met in the SY. He was always cordial, funny and friendly to all of us. I am saddened to learn of his passing. May God Bless You and Keep You as you prepare for his heavenly flight.

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    Cathy Davis says

    My condolences to your family. A lot of laughs and good times we shared. You will be truly missed.

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    Willie Ducre says

    To the family you have my heart felt condolences for your loss PJ and I go a long way back at NNSY may he rest in piece

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    Bruce Chapman says

    My condolences to the family and friends, I pray for comfort and strength in this difficult time. Family, remember there is no sorrow that Heaven can’t heal on earth, with this in perspective be encouraged. RIP ‘PJ’ because you will truly be missed, because of your humor, laughs, and good times we shared.

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    Anthony Doss says

    My Condolences to the family. I Met PJ on a basketball court somewhere in Portsmouth/Norfolk. We talked trash rite off the bat. We worked at NNS briefly when he got caught up in The RIF. He went back to NNSY and I joined him back in 2002.We worked hand and hand for a while in The Nuclear Fab Shop and back on a DE-ACT boat .They hated to put us together we were Very Loud , but we clicked and made All the jobs Go Away. He Pulled Me Under his Nuclear Wings as a Lil-Brother and Mentored me . Thanks My Loud Big Brother. I will represent myself with The Pride in which you instilled in me. I’m gonna miss talking trash about ACC vs.SEC REST EASY BIG BRUH.

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    Kamillia Robinson says

    Condelences from Kamillia, Kamisha, Kamal, Mekhi and Kamya to my family we all loved you cousin Phillip and you will be missed. Donna know you all are in our prayers we love you much 😘😘😘

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    Lorraine Miree ( cousin) says

    To the family, my heart is heavy. I will forever love his playfulness and bigger then life attitude for life and love of family and friends. May God bless and keep us in his merciful hands.

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    Marilyn Dixon-Grant says

    Extending my condolences to the family of PJ. Price. Please know that God will see you through this most difficult time. I also shared many conversations with PJ in Shop 56 admin office. Once I retired, I was able to still see him coming in the hospital. I didn’t just check him in, I would go back and check on him after his test. As always, we share moments about the shipyard. I have no doubt, that the memories of PJ will always live in many of our hearts. He was just that kind of a guy. He had a likeable spirit. Gone but not forgotten.

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    Dr. Edward R Shambry says

    ;’For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost, and of faith; and much people was added unto the Lord.” (Acts 11:24) Brother Price was a good man who loved the Lord and enjoyed the Word of God. May He rest in the MIGHTY Arms of Jesus and my his family be comforted by His God. We at First Baptist Church, Lamberts Point, will surely miss him, his hearty handshake. his smile, and his kind words. See you in the morning, Brother Price.

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    Valerie D. Scott says

    To the family of Phillip “PJ” Price: May God’s grace, love, comfort and favor guide you through this difficult time. It was my pleasure to know Phillip. You could always count on him for a hearty laugh, a kind smile and some great conversation. He kept it real and always let his light shine. He will be missed. RIH my brother! πŸ’›

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    Nathalie says

    I was in totally disbelief when I heard the news. Prayers are with family and friends. He loved his Church family. He will missed.

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    Brenda Harvey says

    My dear cousin. I will miss your get up and go spirit. You were one crazy soul to be around, Time have been changing in the make up of our family for years now. Rest until we see each other again on the other side. Love cousin Brenda.

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    Johnny Lewis says

    A FRIEND indeed. Always encouraging others. Will be missed.

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