Charles Wofford Josey Jr


State, The (Columbia, SC) - November 5, 1998

Deceased Name: C. Wofford Josey Jr.

LYNCHBURG - Services for Charles Wofford Josey Jr. , 79, will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Bethany Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Gene Stokes and Rev. Tommy Morrow will officiate. Honorary pallbearers will be I. Harby Moses, A.M. Welsh and Joseph E. Summerour Jr. The family will receive friends 7-9 tonight at Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home, Sumter, and other times at the home. Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church Building Fund or the American Cancer Society.

Mr. Josey died Wednesday, Nov. 4, 1998, at Tuomey Healthcare System. Born in Lee County, he was a son of the late Charles W. Josey Sr. and Jessie Brown Josey. Mr. Josey was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. He was a member of the Southeastern Cotton Ginners Association, a former member of the Advisory Board of the Department of Natural Resources, a long time member of the N.C. Horseless Carriage Club of America and a member of Manville Masonic Lodge. Mr. Josey was a retired farmer.

Surviving are his wife, Athalea King Josey of Lynchburg; sons, Stanley D. Josey and Cecil L. Josey, both of Lynchburg; stepdaughter, Pat Stokes and son-in-law, Rev. Gene Stokes of Camden; grandchildren, Cecil L. Josey Jr. of Florence, Spencer Walker Josey of Lynchburg, Courtney Jane Gamble of Sardinia and Elizabeth Ann Josey of Mayesville; step- grandchildren, Justin, Britt and Robby of Camden; great-grandchildren, Ann Collins Josey of Florence and Cale Gamble of Sardinia. He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Wofford Josey III.