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Carlos Edward Posey

Carlos Edward Posey, age 73, of Mena, Arkansas died on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at the VA Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born on Friday, August 15, 1947 to Oddey John Posey and Ida Bell Harrison in Mena, Arkansas.

Carlos was an honorable man who always told the truth. Everyone who knew him, had at least once experienced his funny sense of humor. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was a member of the NRA and the American Legion. Carlos did logging and later worked for Sterling Machinery and US Motors for many years. He enjoyed woodworking, screen printing, and game nights with his family. Carlos loved deer hunting as well as fishing. His family meant everything to him, and he cherished every moment spent with all of them. Carlos was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandpa, great grandpa and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Kenneth Posey.

Carlos is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Pam Posey of Mena; one son, Tommy Posey of Mena; four daughters and sons in law, Cindy and Paul Kaelin of Mena, Carla Brewer and John Skipper of Mena, Carrie Bass and Jeremy Burns of Conway, and Casi and Timothy Rose of Mena; two brothers and sister in law, Billy Don and Nancy Posey of Mena, and David Posey of Mena; two sisters and brother in law, Laverne Cunningham of Mena, and Shirley and Jim Schnell of Hot Springs; thirteen grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held Monday, January 25, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. at The Crossing in Mena with Reverend Victor Rowell officiating. Interment will follow at the Cherry Hill Cemetery in Cherry Hill, Arkansas under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be Sunday, January 24, 2021 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena.

Pallbearers will be Torrey Drager, Chase Brewer, Tyler Hurst, Jordan Bass, Jestin Bass, and Brynten Rose.

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