Mr. 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