A memorial service to celebrate the life of Jacob “Jake” Sinkler Josey, 68, of Camden will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Patterson and Rev. David Weaver will officiate. The family will have a reception in the church’s Fellowship Hall following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Jake’s memory to the American Lung Association of South Carolina, 1817 Gadsden Street, Columbia, SC 29201, or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, PO Box 810, Memphis, TN 38101 or Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.
Mr. Josey died Friday, July 24, 2015 of Pulmonary Fibrosis. He was born in Greenville, SC, the son of the late Henry Albert and Nancy Wharton Josey. Mr. Josey was in the National Guard, He retired from West Group as a sales representative. Mr. Josey was a member of Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. He was a dedicated husband, father, and Papa. He never met a stranger and will be missed by many.
Surviving are his wife of 42 years, Linda Brooks Josey; daughter Jill Josey Sweat (Todd) of Camden and their daughter Josey Hanna Sweat; son, Henry Claude “Hank” Josey of Wilmington, NC and his children, Riley Kay and Carter Brooks Josey; a sister, Carol Josey Bridges (Tom) of Carolina Beach, NC.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
On-line condolences may be sent to the Josey family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.