Stephen Clifford Price age 76 of Idleyld Park, passed away on Sunday, August 27, 2017;. 


Stephen Clifford Price unexpectedly, but peacefully, passed on Sunday, August 27th, 2017, at his home in Idleyld Park at the age of 76. He was born to Clifford and Bessie Price in Compton, California, on June 3, 1941.

Stephen spent his childhood in California, and married his first wife there. From that marriage, two daughters, Cynthia and Marlene, were born. He then relocated to Oregon, where he would spend the rest of his life. In the late 1970s, he met Sharon Philip and they eventually settled into their home on the beautiful North Umpqua River in Idleyld Park. From that relationship, four children were born, Steve, Betta, Pete and Paul. After nearly 25 years together, Sharon passed suddenly in 2002.

Steve was a very funny, charismatic man and an amazing musician. He loved his family and friends and was very proud of his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed music, motorcycles, his Chicago “Cubbies,” and the beautiful river that he made his home. He was loved my many and will be deeply missed.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Bessie Price; and the love of his life, Sharon Philip. He is survived by his sister, Joanne Flavin; his daughters, Cynthia Stevens, Marlene Price, and Betta Price; sons, Steve Price, Pete Price and Paul Price; and beloved grandchildren, Shelby Stevens, Elijah Price, Amya Ferrin, and Marlee Ferrin.


A Celebration of Life and potluck will be held Sunday, September 24, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Millpond Park Pavilion on Rock Creek Rd. in Idleyld Park.