Dr. Thomas B. Posey, Jr., age 78, of New Concord, Kentucky, died on Monday, September 13, 2021, at the TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Posey, Jr. was born on July 6, 1943, in Middlesboro, Kentucky. He received his BS from Murray State University and his PhD from Texas Tech University. In 1969 he returned to his alma mater where he taught psychology for 38 years until his retirement.
He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas B. Posey, Sr. and Mary Agnes Pollitt Posey Crowder and one daughter, Susan Elizabeth Posey; as well as one son, Andrew Bullock Posey.
Survivors include his wife, Marian M. Posey of New Concord, Kentucky; one son, John B. Posey of Murray, Kentucky; one sister, Kathy P. Oldham and husband Bill of Duluth, Georgia; one brother, Robert B. Posey and wife Barb of Fredericksburg, Virginia; one sister-in-law, Susan Russell and husband David of Paducah, Kentucky; two brothers-in-law, Robert W. Mattingly and wife Cathy of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky and Michael T. Mattingly of Paducah, Kentucky; as well as several nieces and nephews, Tommy Cox (Ann) of Carrollton, Georgia, Clay Cox (Lisa) of Braseltin, Georgia, Sally Walsh of Sugar Hill, Georgia, Cynthia Bell (James) of Nashville, Tennessee, and Amy Timkar (Erich) of Lawrence, Kansas.
There will be a memorial gathering held at a later date.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Murray-Calloway County Senior Citizens Center, 607 Poplar St., Murray, Ky 42071.
Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com