He was a 1964 graduate of Meigs County High School, where he played and excelled in football and baseball.
He was retired from Posey and Caldwell Rock Quarry and was a member of the Stanfield Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Hazel Posey.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Kay Posey; his daughters: Ellen Derrick and her husband, Mitch, and Erica Ferry and her husband, Ricky; his sons: Mark Posey and his wife, Missy, and Lee Posey, all of Calhoun; and grandchildren: Bailey Derrick, Cameron Ferry, Conner Ferry, Rylnn Derrick and Harper Claire Posey.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at the North Ocoee Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. David Evans officiating.
Interment will follow in the Cofer Cemetery with Mark Posey, Lee Posey, Mitch Derrick, Mike Ogle, Jonathan Cantrell and Stoney Daniel serving as casketbearers.
The family will receive friends this evening from 5 to 8 at the funeral home.
Please share your memories and or condolences with the family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.