services for Jimmy (J.C.) Josey,
80, of Climax, Ga., will be
held at , Sunday,
March 9, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Elders Emery Carlton, Cleve Blanton,
Fred Burton and Evan Blanton officiating.
Interment will follow at PisgahCemetery with
Christopher Josey, Luther
Reynolds, Eric Reynolds, Joel Josey,
John Josey and Don Searan serving as active pallbearers.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 8, from to at Ivey Funeral Home.
Mr. Josey was born in Brinson, Ga., and died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at ArchboldMemorialHospital. He
attended school in Brinson and later moved to the Bell Dixon Community. In the
1950s he graduated from BainbridgeHigh
School through the G.I. Bill. He served with
the U.S. Army during the Korean War, earning the rank of sergeant. He retired
from Engelhard Corp. in Attapulgus with 28 years of
service, working as a dryer fireman and acting foreman. He was a member of the CommunityPrimitiveBaptistChurch.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca BoyettJosey of Climax, Ga.; two sons,
Eddie Josey of Climax and Wayne Josey of Bainbridge, Ga.; his
daughter, Linda Reynolds of Bainbridge; his brother, Grady Josey of Panama
City, Fla.; seven
grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and other relatives.
Memorial donations may be made to CommunityPrimitiveBaptistChurch, c/o Wayne
Blanton, 106 Sykes Mill Road, Climax, GA39834.