Wayne Chester Josey,
92, of Maxeys, died Thursday, September
Born in Lee County, S.C., he was a son of the late William Chester and Julia
Scarborough Josey. He was a graduate of CokerCollege and a graduate of the
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.. He was a U.S. Army
veteran of World War II and retired from the U.S. Army Reserve as a Lt.
Colonel. He also served in the S.C. National Guard. Mr. Josey was a political
science teacher in Oglethorpe and Clarke County School Systems and first taught
Bible at KingstreeHigh School in South Carolina. The Rev. Josey was
a retired Southern Baptist Minister. During his ministry, he served churches in
Indiana, South Carolina and Georgia.
Surviving is a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce J. and David Mickle of Camden,
S.C.; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Dwayne W. Josey of Saluda, S.C.,
Ricky W. and Angie Josey of Canon and Michael A. and Lori McKeel of Athens; one
sister, Julia "Jupie" Wendlinger of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; 15
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at Tuesday,
September 29, 2009, at BethanyBaptistChurchCemetery in Bishopville, S.C.
Memorials may be made to Boys Farm, P.O. Box 713, Newberry, SC29108 (boysfarm.org) or
to Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Fred Sandy, 1146 Manville - St. Charles Rd., Bishopville, SC29010.
Ramey Funeral Home of Saluda, S.C., is in charge of arrangements.