Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Ronnie Lee Price

Born: 1/11/1948

Died: 9/11/2005

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Ronnie Lee Price passed away September 11, 2005, in Oklahoma City. He was born January 11, 1948, in Poteau.

Ronnie was a graduate of Moore High School. He attended Droughns Electronic School whereupon graduating he became an electronics technician. He was proud of his Indian heritage and was asked to lecture on several occasions on the history of the Choctaw Nation. Among the Indian tribes, he went by Choctaw Ronnie and in Osage he went by Ochanee, which means one eye.

He enjoyed OU football and was an avid Sooner fan. Ronnie was licensed to operate amateur radios and CB radios. His call sign was KD50MS and his radio friends called him TV Man because he was good at repairing TVs. Ronnie also enjoyed doing carpentry work and working with his hands. He was a master craftsman on Native American jewelry and art. He was also a member of Moore Masonic Lodge 539 where he held a perpetual lifetime membership and was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, which he received in McAlester. His first love was spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Deborah Price, and son, Richard L. Price, of Pittsburg, Oklahoma.

Ronnie Lee Price