A lifetime resident, Ken was born in Racine on February 2, 1960, to the late Alice Faye “Lena” (nee: McLemore) Ellis and Herman “Tunk” Price. A 1978 graduate of Case High School, he was employed as a machinist at Tree Machine.
Ken had a wonderful personality with an infectious smile. Family and friends loved being in his in company. Even through his challenging Multiple Sclerosis battle, Ken always kept a positive attitude. He will be dearly missed.
Surviving are his brother, Dennis (Vicki) Bester; sister, Angela Price; nieces, Elena and Elizabeth Bester; great-nieces, Amiah and Kyrah Williams; aunts and uncles, Carolyn (Booker) Redmond, Emma (Robert C.) Price, Larry (Deborah) McLemore, Joe (Annie) McLemore, Henry (Lorraine) McLemore, Booker “Jr.” Price, James Price and Callie Hughlet; and a host of other special relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by his brother, Derrick Ellis.
Services will be Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at 11 a.m. in Greater Grace Temple, 522 N. Memorial Drive. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery. Viewing will be in the church on Tuesday fro
m 9-11 a.m.
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home & Crematory
4600 County Line Rd., Racine (262) 552-9000