James "Doug" Posey, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, turning 78 years old that day.
Born in Elmhurst, IL, Doug was the son of the late Thomas H. and Jane (nee Vaughn) Posey, Jr.
As a 1960 graduate of York High School in Elmhurst, Doug enjoyed gymnastics with teammates and other school mates who became his important lifelong friends. He continued gymnastics in college while furthering his education. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Marketing and earned a Master's Degree in Economics both at University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. Doug served as a member of the United States Army Reserves. He was Sales and Market Manager for Seaman Paper Company until his retirement in 2008. Doug continued to work with Seaman Paper Company until 2015.
Being of strong religious faith, he and Christine attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Fort Washington. Doug enjoyed traveling and was an avid tennis player who loved being with people and surrounded himself with family and friends.
Doug is survived by his beloved wife of 42 years, Christine (nee Tomaj) Posey. He is the dear father of Erin Angelica Vaughn Posey of Fort Washington.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date this year. Interment will be in Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, PA.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of James Doug Posey to Abington Health Foundation / Jefferson Health Hospice at Warminster, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001 or online at www.give.abingtonhealth.org/hospice
Doug's life was one well-lived and rich in lasting memories. Christine and Erin, hold on to the many wonderful memories you shared with him. May these help you both find comfort as you heal from your grief. With heartfelt sympathy, Charles and bridget irons
Georgina Chin on
Jun 26, 2020
Dear Erin and Chris, We are so sorry for your loss. Doug is in a better place now without pain. Our fondest memory of him was when we came to Chinatown and had lunch with you two. He always had such a great sense of humor and was truly interested in all we had to say. Please let us know if there is anything we can do. Our deepest condolences go out to you. The Chins
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