Arthur Dean Posley, 80, of 548 Doncaster Dr Irmo, SC Native of Hodges, SC, transitioned into eternal rest on Thursday, October 13, 2022 in Irmo, SC. He was born to the Late Deacon Letman and Deaconess Marie Owens Posley on October 30, 1941.
He became a member of Good Hope Baptist Church at a very young age. He was married to Minnie Bell Posley, through this union two children were born; a dedicated daughter Nellie Michelle Posley/Son Arthur Byron Posley, and gracefully gained 10 step children Willie A. Moore (Benjamin) Roundtree, Thomas Moore, Bertha Hawkins, Kenneth Hawkins, John Hawkins, Sherman Hawkins, Melissa Hawkins, Chrisanthia Hawkins, Marshall Hawkins, and Tony Davis.
Arthur was a humble, respectful man of few words with a great character.
He graduated in 1960 from Emma Maddox High School, Ware Shoals, SC. He progressed on to faithfully and honorably serve in the United States Army for 28 years as a Military Police Officer, Transportation operator, and Battalion Management. He completed three tours of Vietnam during his time of service he earned National Defense and Vietnam Service Medals with many Silver Service and Bronze Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Cross Of Gallantry with Palm, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army Service and Overseas Service Ribbons. He Retired in 1983 as Sergeant First Class. Back to Civilian life he obtained many certificates of completion from Piedmont Technical College and he spent many years employed between Walmart, Security, and South Carolina Department of Corrections.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, William C. "Bobby" (Frances) Posley and Cecil S. (Beatrice) Posley.
He leaves to cherish his memories a Dedicated Daughter, Nellie Michelle Posley/Son Arthur Byron Posley; a Dedicated Granddaughter that he simply adored Emmalee Michelle Posley/Grandson Jalyn Arthur Posley, two brothers Thomas Liddell (Roselean) Posley of Detroit, Ml, Roy 0. (Robbie Mae) Posley of Hodges, SC, along with a plethora of supportive nieces and nephews. A special friend Debra Williams.
Professional arrangements are entrusted to Pressley Cares Mortuary Services of West Columbia, SC.
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