- December 1, 1929 - April 18, 2011
- Princeton, West Virginia
of James' Passing
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“I only met Mr Posey a few times. His son used to bring me home with him when his son and I were in the Marine Corps. He was a very nice man and...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jeff Lehman - Laconia, IN
“I hardly know where to begin...Jim Posey was my second Father, and the one who made me laugh, learn 40's Big Band music, and appreciate life more...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: David . Bailey - Winter Springs, FL
“Aunt Bonda, Donna, Lynn & Bo - my love and sympathy to all. Each of you are very dear to me and Uncle Jim celebrated Easter with Mom and Dad....Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: JUNE STROW - Neice
“Maria and I are so very sorry to learn of the loss of Jim. I never saw him without a big smile on his face and a kind word. Please know that you...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: John and Maria Cox - Princeton, WV
“Donna & Family,
My condolences on the passing of your dad. Everyone comes into our lives for a day, a season or a reason and I'll always remember...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Bailey Winterhalter - VA
“Phyllis and Family
Our condolences to you and your family
Sonny & Joann
6 of 14 | Posted by: Sonny & Joann Sowers - Friend
“Phyllis, Lynn & Family,
My deepest condolences go out to all of you with the loss of Jim. He was one of the nicest and most enjoyable men I ever met....Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Mike - Bluefield, VA - Friend
“Phyllis and family,
We send you our love and condolences at this sorrowful time. We fondly remember the times we'd catch up with you and Jim for...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: BIll Hatcher and Monte Lewis Family - VA
“Mrs. Posey, Donna, Lynn and Jim,
We wish to express our sorrow in the loss of Mr. Posey. I will always remember him as a member of our extented...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Donna and Fred Hall - Hardy, VA
“Phyllis and your family, we are so sorry for your loss. We will miss him dearly.Gorgeous one and Gorgeous two will always be our names!!! We love you...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: debbie& rhona
“Thinking of you all and a lot of sweet memories.Love, Sacy
11 of 14 | Posted by: Sarah Spencer - friend
You and your family are very much in our
thoughts. We have been and are praying
for you during this time.
Love & many prayers to you,
Shirley...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Shirley & Paul Motley - Salem, VA
“Lynn, I'm so sorry to hear about your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
13 of 14 | Posted by: Sara Owrey Monteleone
“Phyllis & Lynn, You are both in my prayers. Jim was a good man. I have not seen you both in many years, but my memories of you both are good ones.
14 of 14 | Posted by: Tina Johnston - Ronda, NC
James Thomas Posey, Jr., 81, of Highland Avenue, Princeton passed away early Monday morning, April 18, 2011 at CAMC, General Division, Charleston.
Born December 1, 1929 in Nemours, he was the son of the late Jams Thomas Posey, Sr. and Hazel Hatcher Posey. He was of the Catholic faith and a U. S. Navy veteran and in the Class of Princeton High School Class of 1948. Jim was retired from WV Department of Highways with 22 years of service and had previously worked several years with martin Aircraft Company in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a long standing member of Princeton Elks Lodge # 1459. He loved his family and was known to many young children as the “Magic Man”. He enjoyed sports and in the 1970’s coached Princeton Sacred Heart Catholic Church basketball team to the City Championship in the Church league. Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 57 years, Phyllis Conner Posey of the home, Two daughters Donna Linkous & husband Craig of Christiansburg VA Lynn Pendleton & husband Allen of Princeton One son James Thomas Posey, III & wife Tammy with the U.S. Army in Afghanistan He is survived by four grandchildren Candace Lynn Pendleton of Princeton Dr. Jenna Lynn Walter & husband Jason of Bowling Green KY Callie Kay Posey of Mechanicsburg, PA James Thomas Posey, IV of Radcliff, KY One sister Judy Greenspon & husband Walter of Charlottesville, VA Several nieces and nephews A Mass of Resurrection will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Harrison Street in Princeton with Father Paul Wharton as the Celebrant. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton.
Friends are invited to share and visit with the family Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton.
Family & friends may share messages of love and concerns via www.memorialfd.com Serving as pallbearers will be Charlie Pace, Jim Luciano, Owen McKay, Steve Pendleton, Jerry Richardson, & Matthew Morris. Honorary pallbearers will be Dominic Luciano, Jim Quattrone & Joe Wheby.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 1310, Princeton WV 24740. The Honor of serving the Posey has been given to Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton