Wednesday, January 23, 2013

I Need My Crying Towel!


Long time car dealer Maxie Price dies

WXIA -- He was known for his slogans "Where's Loganville?" and "Hand Me a Crying Towel".

Maxie O. Price, Sr., died Sunday at the age of 77.

Price was from Snellville and was born on September 3, 1935 in Fairfax, Alabama.

He studied at Georgia State after graduating from Roosevelt High School (1953-54). He started and operated the family-owned Chevrolet business 30 years ago and Maxie Price Chevrolet is recognized today as one of the largest Chevrolet dealers in the country.

He was known for making funny commercials, selling anything, cheering the Atlanta Falcons (being an original season ticket holder in the mid 1960's), and traveling around the world.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. J. B. Reese, Jr. officiating.

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