On Sunday, October
18, 2020, Jack Lynn Josey, 78, passed away suddenly at CedarParkRegionalHospital in Cedar Park, Texas. He was born on November 18, 1941 in Baytown, Texas to Juddie and Belle Roy (Emsoff)
Josey. He was a wonderful brother to Carrel Josey Reed and the deceased,
Earlene Josey Capehart.
Jack will be eternally remembered by his
loving wife, Yong. They were faithfully married for 20 years.
Jack is also survived by his sons, John Josey and Karl Josey (spouse, Jennifer
Stone). He was the proud grandfather to Jennifer Little
(spouse, William Little) Laura Broadhurst, Emily
Wilson and Allyson Stone. Jack also cherished his role as Great-Grandfather to Adalynn Little.
After graduating ChannelviewHighschool
in 1961, Jack went on to become a Razorback at the University of Arkansas. Jack left college
early and proudly served in the UnitedState Air Force. After the airforce, Jack found work as a transporter and loved
traveling the country. He worked for Arkansas Best Freight (ABF) for
more than 20 years and Union Carbine and Air Products, retiring at the age of
He was a member of St. Thomas More Catholic
Church since his move to CedarPark many years ago. Prior to that he was a faithful member of St. Dominic Catholic
Church in Sheldon,
and St. Viator Catholic Community in Las
Vegas, Nevada. Jack was an extremely
active member of the Knights of Columbus where he was a Fourth
Degree. He also served as Grand Knight at both St. Viator
and St. Dominic.
The Knights allowed Jack to focus on his love of volunteering
and cooking. He participated in many service projects but loved cooking for The
Respite Group (Alzheimer and Dementia group) at St. Thomas More. Jack spent many
hours working with this group and growing a deep fondness for those involved.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Respite Group at St. Thomas
More Catholic Church 10205 FM 620 N. Austin, Texas 78726.
Jack will be fondly remembered by all those that knew and loved
him. Until we meet again, Jack, we love you.
Funeral service will be held, October 29, 2020, at Beck Funeral
Home, 1700 W. Whitestone Blvd.Cedar Park, Tx78613 at . The family will receive visitors at . The Committal Service will take place on October 30, 2020 at FortSamHoustonNationalCemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd.San Antonio, Texas, 78234.