Wesley “Wes” L. Posey, 93, passed away on July 5, 2019 at his residence. He was proceeded in death by his son, David Posey and his brothers, Eldon Joe Brown and Benjamin Posey.
Wesley was born in Henderson County, Ky., on May 1, 1926, to the late Helen and Ben Posey.
Wesley is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mary Posey; children, Mary Lee (Terry) Roark of Owensboro; Katricia (Rick) Draeger of Boonville; Steve (Terri Jo) Posey of Owensboro; Cynthia (Tim) Bradshaw of Maryville, Tenn.; and Martha (JB) Foster of Evansville; grandchildren, Kevin (Jessica) Roark, Angela (Matt) Madej, Kristin (Chris) Reed, Jordan (Amy) Draeger, Nathan Posey, Audra (Cameron Sitarek) Posey, Michael (Jamie) Bradshaw, Jamie (Wayne) Pearson, Jessie (Chad) Stinnett; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Wesley resided in Owensboro before moving to Boonville. He worked for A&P in Owensboro for 25 years. He opened The Little Giant in 1974 which would become Posey’s Market. Wes was a Korean War veteran, a member of The Elks Club, St. Clement’s Catholic Church and a life-long Kentucky Wildcat’s fan. The family would like to give a special thanks to Larry (Carrie) Sulawske and Mark (Diane) Chapman.
Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Bradley’s Colonial Chapel, 1005 E. Main Street, Boonville. Visitation 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday and 1 hour visitation before services. Interment Maple Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Warrick County Senior Citizens or St. Clement’s Catholic Church. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.bradleyscc.com.