Christopher Allen Josey was born, Monday, November 4, 1991 in Beaumont, Texas to Tommy Josey and Angela Burrell Josey and died on Monday, May 12, 2014 at the age of 22. Christopher was a 2010 graduate of Lewisville High School, where he played football. He was currently attending Louisiana State University, He loved listening to music, playing video games and cooking. He was of the Christian faith. He is survived by his mother, Angela Josey of Flower Mound, Texas; father, Tommy Josey his step-mother LaTonya Josey and sister, Chandlar Josey all of Coppell, Texas; maternal grandmother, Pearl Lucille Akins and Ronald Richard of Houston, Texas; maternal grandfather, Freddie Burrell of Baldwin, Louisiana; paternal grandmother, Rosemary M. Jones of Beaumont, Texas; step-grandfather, Clinton Copeland; Aunt, Laura Sellers of Flower Mound, Texas; aunt Freda Burrell of Baldwin, Louisiana; uncles, Kevin Josey and his wife Angela of Lancaster, Texas, Christopher Paul Richard and his wife Andria of Baytown, Texas, Fred Allen Burrell and his wife Sierra of Austin, Texas, Perry Copeland, Clinton Bernard Copeland and Charles Jones affectionately known as Grandpa Charlesy. Christopher was preceded in death by his paternal-grandfather Tommy Walter Josey. Visitation will be from 7:00 until 9:00 pm Monday, May 19, 2014, at the Westside Baptist Church, 802 West Bellaire Blvd, Lewisville, Texas 75067. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at Westside Baptist Church, Lewisville, Texas. Burial will follow at Rolling Oaks Memorial Center, Coppell, Texas. Online condolences and remembrances may be left for the Josey family at www.restlandcoppell.com. Services are under the direction of Restland Funeral Home - Coppell Chapel, 400 South Freeport Parkway, Coppell, Texas 75019.
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on May 18, 2014