Claude Kitchen Josey
Deceased Name: FORMER LAWMAKER CLAUDE JOSEY DIES
Claude Kitchin Josey, a former state representative and Guilford Democratic Party chairman, died Tuesday at Our Community Hospital. He was 67.
Funeral will be at
After leaving the solicitor's office, he entered private practice and served as chairman of the Guilford County Democratic Party from 1962 to 1966. He was a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, where he served as the House majority leader during the early 1970s.
Josey was a senior
partner of Josey, Josey & Hanudel in Roanoke Rapids, a member of the
Halifax County Bar Association, N.C. Bar Association,
An Army veteran of the Korean War, he earned the Purple Heart Award and Distinguished Service Cross Medal.
Surviving are wife, Roberta Linnell Bruce Josey; daughter, Mrs. Roberta Linnell Josey Kemp of Scotland Neck; sons, Claude K. Josey Jr., Robert Bruce Josey, both of Scotland Neck; sister, Mrs. Ann Josey Egleston of Waynesboro, Va.; seven grandchildren.
The family will be at their home on Rich Square Road.
contributions may be made to Scotland Neck Volunteer Fire Department, Scotland
Neck Rescue Squad, or to First Baptist Church Building Fund,
Scotland Neck Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements