OBITUARY: Donald M. Posey, 60

September 6, 1955 – October 16, 2015
Donald M. Posey, age 60 of Newport, died unexpectedly at 2:08 p.m. Friday in his home.
Born September 6, 1955 in Ann Arbor, he was the son of the late Donald and Thelma (Bausman) Posey.
Don was employed for 30 years with Ford Motor Company in Ypsilanti as a set-up man, retiring in 2005.
Don was an avid hunter and fisherman, and member of the National Rifle association. He also enjoyed watching baseball and football.
Don is survived by his companion of 11 years, Marie E. Baehr, with whom he made his home with; son, Matthew LaFeve of Detroit; two brothers, David Posey of Detroit and Richard (Jackie) Posey of Ypsilanti; three sisters, Karen (Don) Fraser of Milan, Arlene (Jim) Adams of Garden City, and Darlene (Charlie) Anglade of Carrollton, Georgia.
In keeping with his, cremation will take place at Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle. No services are planned. Rupp Funeral Home is assisting the family.
For those wishing to make a donation in Don’s memory, memorials may be made to the National Rifle Association.
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