BIRMINGHAM- Fletcher O. Posey, age 89 of Birmingham, Alabama found rest in the arms of Jesus on December 8, 2012 while surrounded by his loving family. Born in Leeds, Alabama July 16, 1923 he is survived by his wife of 69 years, Inez East Posey, son James T. Posey (Karen), daughter Susan Posey Spry (Dell), four grandchildren, two great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews; all who loved him and were loved by him. He worked at Continental Electric as the Plant Supervisor from 1972 until his retirement in 1988. Mr. Posey became a member of Crestway Baptist Church in 1976 where he taught the Bible to young men and molded young lives. He had previously been ordained a deacon and served God by setting an example of Christian love. Funeral services were Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Kilgroe Funeral Home Leeds Chapel with burial at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Pastor Jimmy Wilson will be officiated. Pallbearers were Robert McCulley, Scott Posey, Mark Perry, Dan Hutler, Rick Hood and Michael McCulley. Visit online at www.kilgroefuneralhome.com Kilgroe Funeral Home, Leeds directed.
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Published in St. Clair Times on Dec. 13, 2012