Billie Richard Posey Sr.

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Billie Richard Posey Sr., 86, of Greenville, S.C. passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

Born in Crawfordville, he was the son of the late Noah Arthur and Annie Haddock Posey.

He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years; he retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 20 years; he was a member of the Cooper Masonic Lodge #282 and was a member of Cleveland First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Herstine Nix Posey; two sons, Barry Glenn Posey (Suzanne) and Christopher Nolan Posey (Monica); two sisters, Annie Kate Green and Wanda Pelham; a brother, Nolan Posey (Nadine); four grandchildren, Nikki Thornhill, Jason Posey (Tabitha), Amber Posey and Jamie Cole; and three great-grandchildren, Zack Cole, Carson Cole and Katlin Shumway.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Billie Richard "Rick" Posey, Jr.; his sister, Martha Lawhon; four brothers, his twin Bobby, Royce, Jack and Monroe.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday , Aug. 17, 2018 at The Howze Mortuary Chapel. Burial followed in Mountain View Memorial Park. The family received friends at the mortuary prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Cleveland First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 305, Cleveland SC 29635.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest is in charge of arrangements, (864) 834-8051.
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Published in The Wakulla News on Aug. 30, 2018