Richard Pryce Sr.

Richard Nathaniel "Dickey Papa Doc" Pryce Sr.

1955 - 2022

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Richard Nathaniel Pryce Sr., son of the late Vincent and Ina Price (Pryce), was born on the Tenth day of November 1955, in the district of Red Hills/White River, the town of Buff Bay, Portland, Jamaica, West Indies. He was affectionately known as Dickey and Papa Doc.

 

He departed this life on the Fourth day of August 2022, at the JFK Memorial Hospital in Edison, NJ, surrounded by his family. Dickey received his early education in the public schools in Buff Bay. Richard is survived by his loving partner of over forty years, Unice Prince; his children Kenesha (Omar), Addisabeth, Jahmal, Ajee and Dore; and his granddaughter Imaan. 

 

Richard was employed by Jamaica Postal Service and worked for several years as Post (Mail) Man in Buff Bay.

 

In 1989, he migrated to the United States of America to seek a better life for himself and his family, joining his parents and siblings, and made a home in the city of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, for thirty-two years. Prior to retirement Dickey worked Major Damage Brand clothing line in Edison and for Cintas in Piscataway before retiring in 2015.

 

Richard was predeceased by Father Vincent, Mother Ina and son Richard Jr.

He leaves to cherish his memory: partner Unice Prince, children Kenesha, Addisabeth, Jahmal, Ajee and Dore, son-in-law Omar; granddaughter Imaan; siblings Thelma, Malvia, Handel Sr. (Karleen), Derrick, and Eulett; nieces Yvonne, Daphne, Lisa (Linford), Candice, DeRickah, Ashley; nephews David (Ann Marie), Calvin, Leroy, Clarence, Carey (Aundria), Handel Jr. (Elisa), Ricardo (Zanae) and a host of close relatives and friends.

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Friday
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viewing

8:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, August 19, 2022
Rose of Sharon Community Church
825 W 7th St.
Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Friday
19
August

Funeral

11:00 am
Friday, August 19, 2022
Rose of Sharon Community Church
825 W 7th St.
Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Viewing of service available at http://www.facebook.com/PlintonCurryFuneralHome YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/sierracasttv Zoom Audio:Tel:646-558-8656/Meeting ID: 817 4814 7467 Zoom Video:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81748147467 Password: pcurry

Interment

Alpine Cemetery
703 Amboy Ave
Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
732-442-0055