Patrick Josey, 64, loving son and father, passed away Thursday, December 10, 2020. He loved to cook, read and play the bag pipes. Patrick used to say to his children "Be good, be kind and be careful". He attended Our Lady of Fatima Grade School, St Pius High School, and graduated from UNM with a degree in Chemistry. Mr. Josey had a long career working for Los Alamos National Labs, The State of New Mexico and El Paso Natural Gas Co.

He is survived by his children, Caitlin Josey of Albuquerque, Brian Josey PhD of Arlington, VA and Colin Josey PhD of White Rock, NM and former wife Becky Josey of Santa Fe. He is also survived by his mother, Anne Josey of Albuquerque; brothers, Michael Josey of Berthoud, CO and John (Eileen) Josey of Dallas, TX; sisters, Suzanne (Tom) Smith of Farmington, NM, Kathleen Green of Albuquerque and Margaret (Jason) Parker of Longmont, CO; and a number of friends and other family members. Patrick was preceded in death by his father, Robert Josey; brother-in-law, Larry Green; and nephew, Mathew Josey.

A celebration of Patrick's life will take place when it is safe for family and friends to gather. "What nature has joined together; death shall not separate." Please visit our online guestbook for Patrick at



Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 27, 2020.