Harold Edward Posey, Sr.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Harold Edward Posey Sr., 78, of Leachville, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015, at the Phil and Flo Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro.

Harold was born Nov. 21, 1936, in Steele, Mo., and graduated from Wardell High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1966 stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky., and received several military badges during this time for parachutist, marksman, and driver and mechanic. After moving to Memphis, Tenn., he met and married Eva W. Wells and relocated to Leachville in 1974. They enjoyed 39 years of marriage before her death in 2003. Harold retired from Wurzburg Brothers Trucking in 2003 after 29 years of service and also owned numerous rental properties in the Leachville area.

Survivors include two sons, Harold E. Posey Jr. of Leachville and Leslie C. Posey of Dallas, Texas; and grandchildren, Ashley Medley of Leachville, Shane Posey of Leachville, Lindsey Posey of Wardell, Mo., and a host of other family and friends.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, with visitation from 1-2 p.m. at Forest Hill South Chapel, 2545 East Holmes Road, Memphis. Burial will be in Forest Hill South Cemetery in Memphis, 901-346-3250.