Ernest Lee Josey,
Sr. NEW ELLENTON, SC - Ernest Lee Josey, Sr., 88, beloved husband of Dorothy
Holton Josey, died Thursday, June 18, 2015 at University Hospital, Augusta,
GA.A native of Johnson County, GA, Ernest Lee was a son of the late Willis E.
and Zelma Price Josey. He lived in AikenCounty since 1960 and
retired after 38 years of service from DuPont at the Savannah River Site.
Ernest Lee was a member of ForemanMemorialBaptistChurch and the Berea Pals
Sunday School Class. He loved hunting and fishing.Surviving are his wife of 65
years, Dorothy; a daughter, Linda Ricks (Larry), Aiken; two sons, Lee Josey,
Jr. (Sandra), Aiken, Bill Josey (Marilyn), Aiken; eight grandchildren, Troy
Blanton (Alison), Angela Josey, Andrew Josey, Donald Josey, Allison Josey,
Brihanna Maas, Billy Ricks (Bridgett), Missie Redd (Rusty); six
great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Blanton, Max Cullipher, Sammie Ricks, Hannah
Ricks, Jesse Redd, Aidan Redd; a sister, Martha Lou Woodard, Sandersville, GA;
a brother, Alvin Josey (Betty), Augusta, GA. In addition to his parents, Ernest
was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilmer Josey and Forest Vickers
Josey.The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon beginning at
at ForemanMemorialBaptistChurch, New Ellenton
followed by the funeral service at . The
Revs. William Eaves and Richard Nichols will officiate. Interment will
follow in SouthlawnCemetery. Pallbearers will
be Alvin Holton, Wayne Holton, Ricky Holton, Louis Swint, Wayne Josey and David
Josey. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Berea Pals Sunday School Class.