Obituary: Edward Posey


A funeral service for Edward G. Posey, 82, of Bettendorf, was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in the Runge Mortuary Chapel, Davenport. Burial was in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation was Friday, Feb. 7, from 4-7 p.m. at the mortuary.

Mr. Posey died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at his home.

Edward Posey was born Feb. 14, 1937, the son of Ennis Posey.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

He married Rolla Kem on Aug. 22, 1957, in Riverside, Calif.

He retired from Alcoa after 37 years of service.

He worked at his church, volunteered for disaster relief, and started the food pantry at his church.

Survivors include his wife; his sons, Mark (Deanna) Posey, Clinton, Alan (Kathy) Posey and Tim (Kristin) Posey, all of Bettendorf, John (Michelle) Posey, Norwalk, and Matt (Lettie) Posey, Kahoka, Mo.; 15 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a stepbrother, Wayne Williams, Camden, Ark.

Memorials may be made to the Ed Posey Food Pantry at First Baptist Church in Bettendorf.

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