Jimmy Milton Josey, 91, of Bryan, passed away peacefully at his home on July 25, 2021, and went to be with his Lord and Savior. Jimmy was born on November 19, 1929, to Frank and Bessie Josey in Hempstead, Texas, and later moved to Bellville, where he graduated high school, attended Blinn College and served in the U.S. Air Force.
He married Alice Carroll on May 18, 1962, and they settled in Hempstead and raised their three children; Scott, Keith and Sandi. Jimmy started his own insurance agency and real estate company and was actively involved with the community. He was an avid follower of Jesus Christ and served in many capacities with the Baptist church. His favorite pastime activities included golf, flying, snow skiing, and hunting.
Jimmy and Alice retired from the agency and moved to the Hill Country in Stonewall, Texas, where he spent a lot of time raising horses, cattle, sheep and goats. They recently moved back to Bryan, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Bessie Josey, and his brother, Frank Josey Jr.
Survivors include his spouse of 59 years, Alice Josey; his sister, Hazel Reid and her husband David; his children, Scott Josey, Keith Josey and his wife Judy, and Sandi Bainbridge and her husband Doug; as well as his grandchildren, Daniel (Erica) Josey, Grant (Katy) Josey, Emily (Hayden) Smith, Luke Josey, Zach Josey, Reese Josey, Sarah (Matt) Wilkins, David Bainbridge, Jonathan Bainbridge, Andrew Bainbridge, and his 5 great grandchildren.
Jimmy's life will be honored with services at 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 31, at First Baptist Church, 3100 Cambridge Dr., Bryan, Texas, 77802. All guests are invited to join the family for a reception immediately following the service in the fellowship hall. There will be a private family burial at Bryan City Cemetery and there will be no public visitation. Jimmy's grandsons will pay tribute by serving as pallbearers.