ROCKWELL -- Steven Lee Josey, 59, Rockwell, died Tuesday (July 13, 2004) at Hefner VAMedical Center, Salisbury.

Born Jan. 16, 1945, in Rowan County, Mr. Josey was a son of Bernice Safrit Josey, Salisbury, and the late Martin Luther Josey. He was educated at China Grove High School and Faith School.

A self-employed carpenter, he was a member of St. James Lutheran Church and Rockwell Amvets.

His wife, Shelia Fesperman Josey, died Nov. 12, 2003.

Survivors, in addition to his mother, include brother Alvin Wayne Josey, Salisbury; and sisters Brenda Kirby and Linda File, both of Salisbury.

Services: 2 p.m. Friday, St. James Lutheran Church, conducted by the Rev. Craig Sigmon. Burial, church cemetery.

Visitation: 7-9 tonight, Powles Funeral Home. At other times, the family will be at the home.