Henry Albert Josey


ANDERSON, S.C. -- Henry A. Josey, 76, of Anderson, died Saturday at Anderson Area Medical Center.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Monday at McDougald Funeral Home, Anderson, with burial in Old Silver Brook Cemetery. Visitation will be 7-8:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Josey was born Nov. 16, 1918, in Lydia, son of Maude Chandler and Jacob Sinkler Josey. A former resident of Columbus, he was a graduate of Clemson College, retired from Swift Textiles Inc. after 38 years of service and also retired as a lieutenant colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserves. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Andersons Lions Club, Victor Caudle Sunday School class, and was past president of the National Association of Accountants. He was the widower of Nancy Wharton Josey.

Survivors include a son, Jake S. Josey of Anderson; a daughter, Carol Josey Bridges of Charlotte, N.C.; two brothers, Rufus M. Josey of Dothan, Ala., and William E. Josey of Dublin, Ga.; a sister, Betty Josey Smith of Statesboro, Ga.; and four grandchildren.