William A. Josey, a previous resident of Niagara Falls, NY, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away December 18 2021 in Parker, CO after a lengthy illness.
He was born in
Niagara Falls, NY on June 12, 1939 to Jesse E Josey & Elsie (Burgess) Josey.
Upon graduation from
Tonawanda High School in 1957, he served in the U.S. Navy for four years. He retired from Norampac Industries in 2002.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years Juanita (Halliday) Josey; children Diana (Steven) Phelan of Parker, CO, Brian Josey of DePeire, WI, Donna (John) Walsh of Altoona, PA; and grandchildren Eric Phelan of Parker, CO, Elisabeth (Brett) Johnson of Longmont, CO and Shania Phelan of Parker, CO; brothers Jesse E (Marion Jackson) Josey, Jack Josey, sister Norma (Marvin Camel) all of Tavares, FL and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother and father.
A memorial service will be held
Monday June 13, 2022 at Messiah Lutheran Church, 915 Oneida Street, Lewiston, NY at 11:00AM. Burial will be at Riverdale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hospice or the Alzheimer's Association.


Published on June 10, 2022



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