Rory Shelton Price, Sr. aka “’Stingray” was born on September 16, 1963 to Brooksie Mae Cromer-Price and Horace Price. He passed from this life on to paradise on November 15, 2018.
Rory was educated in the Camden City School District. He was a 1983 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School. He went on to further his education by attending Camden County College where he studied Business Management.
At the young age of 14, Rory discovered boxing and went on to build a professional career. It is during this time he became known as “Stingray”. His professional career stats were 10-5-3. Price, being known as an entrepreneur, was a familiar face in the community. He was constantly seeking his next business venture or an opportunity to generate revenue. Even during his entrepreneurial ventures, he did not cease to pursue other interests. Roy, channeled his creative talents as an author. He wrote the world famous book, “One Punch”.
He became a follower of the Honorable Elijah Mohammad.
Roy was a fun, life loving person. He enjoyed spending time with his family and supporting them in their ventures. He could often be found at a sports event, supporting one of his children or grandchildren. Never losing his passion for boxing, he passed on his training regime to many youngsters in the city. As he would say, “I adore and appreciate my fans”. Price, also enjoyed sharing his wisdom and knowledge with anyone who would care to listen and learn.
Rory leaves to cherish his memory, mother Brooksie Mae Cromer-Price, his children: Rory Price, Jr., Raheem Price, Rasheem Price, Jaqueena Price, Denise “Ranisha” Price, Nasheed Price, Nashawn Price, seven grandchildren; brother, Dexter Price (Yolanda); sister, Wendy Cromer; uncle, Rufus Cromer; a special godbrother Thomas J. Banks, Jr.; and a host of family and friends. Rory was preceded in death by his father, Horace Price, and his son, Royon Price.