Ronald “Ron” Bryce Posey • January 19, 2023



Ronald Bryce Posey 83 of Cantonment passed away on January 19, 2023, after succumbing to congestive heart failure. He was born in Andalusia, Alabama on April 24, 1939, and graduated from Andalusia High School in 1957. He attended Auburn University for two quarters before deciding to pursue a technical career and moved to Pensacola in 1964. Mr. Posey retired from NADEP Pensacola in 1995 after serving more than 30 years as a civil servant. He often spoke fondly of his days on the A-4 Skyhawk rework line and cherished his days working on the CH-53E Super Stallion. He was a master Gardner and absolutely enjoyed the outdoors but most of all he loved God, his family, food, and fishing.
Mr. Posey was first cherished by wife Sara Helms Posey for 38 years who succumbed to Colon cancer in 1998 and is survived by his loving second wife of 24 years Barbara Garrett Posey. He was preceded in death by his eldest son George Martin Posey, grandson A.J Gray and son in law CWO3 Allen Wayne Gray SR. USMC. Survivors include two sisters Ramona Jones and Mary Bittle, daughters Juanita (Acie) Holley, Rhonda Gray, son Terry (Amy) Posey step sons Johnny (Shannon) Garrett, Scott (Melanie) Garrett, step daughter Paige (Chris) Lovell and 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The family will receive friends for visitation at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home from 1-2pm Tues. January 24, 2023 with a graveside service to follow at 2:00pm.

  1. Karen Nightengale says:

    My privilege to know n work with Ron on Pavelows. He never lost his Cool when things were frustrating. My thoughts n prayers for his family during this time.

    Karen Nightengale 💜💜💜

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