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Dr. James Larry Josey, retiree – January 14, 2022

January 21, 2022

Dr. James “Larry” Josey, 86, passed away peacefully on January 14, 2022. Born in Laurel, MS, he was the only child of the late Fred and Lurlene Matthews Josey. Larry received his BS and PhD from Mississippi State University and his Masters from LSU. He spent two years with the Army Corp of Engineers, twenty years with various Engineering firms in Mississippi and thirty years teaching Civil Engineering — first at the University of Missouri and then retired after teaching more than two decades at Clemson University.

A member of Seneca Presbyterian Church, Larry sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. He served as an elder and deacon in various Presbyterian Churches during his life.

A private graveside service will be held at Old Stone Church Cemetery and a celebration of Larry’s life will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks contributions be made to Helping Hands of Clemson, helpinghandsofclemson.org. His full obituary is available