Marcellus Posey Sr.


Greenidge Funeral Home 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City NJ US 08401 Friday, Apr. 23, 2010, 10:00 am - 12 pm


Greenidge Funeral Home 301 Absecon Boulevard, Atlantic City NJ US 08401 Friday, Apr. 23, 2010, 12 pm


Greenwood Cemetery Pleasantville NJ US 08232 Friday, Apr. 23, 2010

Obituary of Marcellus Louis Posey Sr.

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Marcellus Louis Posey, Sr., age seventy-three, of Atlantic City, died Sunday, April 18, 2010, in the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Campus. He was born in Atlantic City on April 21, 1936, to Charles Brown and Marion Gertrude Posey-Brown. "Posey", as he was called by manyn was very outspoken, compassionate, dependable, hardworking adn always willing to share a joke or two. In his leisure, he enjoyed Western movies, singing, joking around with his family, socializing with his friends and attended the New Covenant Church in Somers Point to praise God. After leaving Atlantic City High School, Marcellus joined the United States Army during the Korean War, where he served honorably from November 1954 to November 1957. He was employed by the City of Atlantic City in Public Works Department's Asphalt Union for forty years, unitl his retirement. Marcellus married Madelyn Jean Barnes and together they had five children. Mrs Posey, who was loved dearly by her husband, predeceased him in 1994. "Posey" is survived by: his five loving children, Angela Renee Stanley and her husband, Gilbert of Bridgeton, Marcellus Louis Posey, Jr. and his wife, Henrietta of Egg Harbor City, Patricia Lynn Moore and her husband, Jerry of Egg Harbor Township, Gregory Timothy Posey of Atlantic City and Darlene Maria Posey of New Brunswick; grandchildren, Aprica Trinae Posey-Watson and her husband, Kareem, Marcellus Louis Posey, III, Christine Marie Moore and Tranee Huff-Posey; great-grandchildren, Nasser Posey and Todd Watson, Jr.; sister, Corinthia Saxon of Cherry Hill; nieces, Monica of Camden and Tracey Saxon of Cherry Hill; nephew, Aaron Saxon of Blackwood; and a host of other family and friends. "Posey" will be sadly missed by his family and all who had come in contact with him.
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