William G. Josey Jr., age 66, of Riddleville, died Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Medical Center
of Central Georgia in Macon. A funeral service will
be held on Wednesday, February 25th at at the RiddlevilleBaptistChurch with burial in the TannerFamilyCemetery located on Tanner Road. Reverends Daniel
Porter and Wade Dawson will officiate. Pallbearers will be Billy Brown, Tim
Franklin, Wesley Price, Russell Strickland, Garvis
Youngblood and Craig Walker.
William was a native and lifelong resident of WashingtonCounty. He was a 41 year
veteran of the Washington County Kaolin Industry beginning work with A.I.C.C.
and retiring from Imerys. He was the current owner
and operator of Double J. Sporting Clays where he spent countless hours teaching
youth how to properly and safely shoot firearms. William competed nationally in
Sporting Clay Competitions and several times represented the State of Georgia on its official State
Team. He was a member of the RiddlevilleBaptistChurch and he is predeceased
by two brothers, Wyman Josey and Jeffery Neil Josey.
Survivors include; his wife Carol Harrison Josey of Riddleville,
children, Jennifer Josey of North Myrtle Beach SC., Amy Josey Rarick and her husband Todd of Clear Water FL., and William
H. Josey and his wife Pam of Tennille, grandchildren, Clay McDaniel, Cassie
McDaniel, Matthew Grant and Ava Josey, his parents,
William G. Sr. and Frances McNeely Josey of Riddleville
and his sister, Charlotte J. Hitchcock and her husband Ben of Tennille.
The family will be at the home of William Sr. and Frances Josey on Hwy. 231 in Riddleville and they will receive friends on Tuesday from until at the May and Smith
Funeral Home in Sandersville.
Donations may be made to the S.A.F.E. program c/o the WashingtonCounty 4-H program at the
Washington County Extension Office on West Haynes Street, Sandersville, GA31082.
May and Smith Funeral Directors of Sandersville is in charge of these