Rick Posey(1955-2012)

GASTONIA - Rick Posey, 57, of Gastonia, passed away Nov. 30, 2012, at his home.

He was born Nov. 14, 1955, in Gaston County, son of Billy Posey and the late Francis Hinson Posey.

A memorial service will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday at First Assembly of God in Clover, S.C. officiated by Pastors Michael Pittman and Daniel Haskett.

The family will receive friends after the service. A second receiving of friends will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday at Salem Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Lincolnton.

Interment is private.

Mr. Posey attended First Assembly of God in Clover and in the VFW - Absher Flower Post 9337. He was a loving husband, best friend, great father, and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 7½ years, Lisa Combs Posey; sons, Terry Posey and spouse, Jennifer, of Lincolnton, Brandon Posey and spouse, Angel, of Lincolnton, Shane Lemmons and spouse, Amber, of Clover, S.C.; brothers, Eddie Payne and spouse, Patricia, of Kings Mountain; sisters, Becky Faile and spouse, Jeff, of Gastonia, Nadene Carter and spouse, Steve, of Winston-Salem; and grandchild, Payton Lemmons.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984 Gastonia, NC 28054.

Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.

A guest registry is available at www.greenefuneral.com.

Published in Gaston Gazette from Dec. 1 to Dec. 3, 2012