BISHOPVILLE James C. Josey, known to all as J.C., departed his earthly home for his heavenly home on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at his residence, 213 Cousar St., Bishopville.

Mr. Josey was born on June 6, 1949, in Lee County, a son of the late Luther and Lucille Washington Josey. He attended the public schools in Lee County. At an early age, he became a member of New Zion AME Church.

He leaves to cherish his fond memories: two sisters, Mae Ella Miller of Richmond, Va., and Lillie (Robert) DuBose of Newark, N.J.; two brothers, Eddie (Janie) Josey and James (Nettie) Gamble of Bishopville; two sisters-in-law; four aunts, Vera James of Bishopville, Lillie M. Plowden of Sumter, Flossie Myers of Newark and Rosa Prescott of Saginaw, Mich.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Carrie B. Thomas and Dorothy Moody; and four brothers, Luther Josey Jr., Sam Josey, Robert Josey and Harry Josey.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of Square Deal Funeral Home, 106 McIntosh St., Bishopville.