James Lewis Josey,
age 79, passed away peacefully on
He was born in
He served in Florida Army National Guard as a young man, and was a member of the Airport Road Church of Christ.
James enjoyed golf, hunting and fishing. He was renowned for his fish frying and smoking barbeque. He was a graduate of
He worked for the local telephone company (Centel) until retirement and managed offices in Crestview,
He was preceded in death by, an infant brother Edward, his parents, his brother Jerry, his sisters Blondell Dorris, Eva Cadenhead and Rita Strickland.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Melva and two sons.
David and Sharon, their children
Marty and Laurie, their children Christian and Anna Sophia.
Also, by brothers Harold (Linda) and Ronnie (Darlene) and sisters Flo Jellison (Harold) and Virginia Oatman (Ross).
A time of visitation will be held from on
Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com. <http://www.whitehurstpowellfuneralhome.com>
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