William "Bill" Posey

April 9, 1949March 9, 2018
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William Lowell Posey, 68, passed away at the Houston VA hospital surrounded by many loved ones and close friends on March 9, 2018. He was born April 9, 1949 in Frankfurt, Indiana to Irene Posey and Arnold Posey. William met his wife, Deborah Posey and they got married on November 12, 1977, at Strongsville Lutheran Church, Strongsville, OH. They then settled in Tomball, Texas in 1980, where he retired from Harris County Infrastructure Department as an inspector for roads and bridges. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was also a lifetime member of the Klein Volunteer Fire Department and very proud of that. His favorite pastime was riding his beloved motorcycle and his passion for Mustangs for which he had owned several. William loved all animals and especially Phiedeaux his current dog. William spent much of his passion in life in addiction recovery as a co-founder of the Broken Chains Ministry of over 20 years. After going through recovery himself William sought out the need to help others through the process and took great pride in his ministry of recovery. Over the many years William and Debbie touched many lives in so many ways from breaking free from addictions to relationship counseling to Marriage of several people close to them. William is preceded in death by his mother Irene Posey, OH; father Arnold Posey, OH; brother Skeeter Posey and brother, Victor Posey. William is survived by his wife of over 40 years, Deborah Posey of Houston, sister Susie Kish, OH; son Jason Posey and partner Tony of San Antonio; daughter Wendy Valentine (Dan), OH; daughter April Boesken, OH; son Billy Humphrey, LA; and son Mike Humphrey (Linda), OH. He will be missed by his many grandchildren: Ashley, Breannia, Maddison, Jarrett, Mitchell, Zachary, James, Charlotte, Zachary, Melea, Michael Jr., Cody, Courtney and several great grandchildren. There was a special place in his heart as well for two young ladies: Stinky (Kiane Jackson) and Red (Kaitlyn Larkin), whom he loved as his own. William had many close friends and loved ones and considered them family as well. The family would like to thank The Klein Volunteer Fire Department for all the love, support and meals they provided to the family.


  • Visitation with Family and Friends Tuesday, March 13, 2018
  • Visitation with Family and Friends Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 14, 2018

William "Bill" Posey

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Nancy Maroon

March 14, 2018

We will always remember sitting behind Bill and Deb, right up FRONT, in Church service! Ron and I looked forward to their warm greeting and big hugs! I could barely focus on the Praise music, from watching them! Their glance and smile to each other as they raised their arms up high, in Worship! We will cherish any and every time we had the privilege to see Bill’s sunshine smile! We will miss our Friend and Veteran! Our deepest, heartfelt sympathy to Deb and all of Bills Family!

Cindy Davis

March 13, 2018

I met Bill and Debbie many years ago when I had had enough and wanted to “end it all” when I looked up from my fence and saw a church steeple and clearly heard the words “Don’t end it all just come home to Me”. The next Sunday I was at that church and when confessing at the alter call found Broken Chains. I have loved them while fighting them ever since though I haven’t seen them in a long time now. I will never forget Bill liking my prayer of “don’t let us absorb the darkness of this world but reflect the Light” and “Go God”! I am heartbroken over discovering this news as I got the update Broken Chains was moving back to it’s original home. Bill was a true miracle and warrior for Christ. His death comes at a time that I am at my lowest(again). Guess there really are no coincidences, are there Deb?

Patrick Givens

March 12, 2018

Bill was part of the best squad there ever was at Harris County Precinct 4. I was his Field Engineer, friend and fellow Christian. We did have fun even as we worked, and I remember the days. See you on the other side Buddy.

Tom Austad

March 12, 2018

I will miss him I worked with him at Harris County. I was his chief and friend, we had a lot of fun together. It was always a new day to what he would come up with and the jokes. I will miss you buddy. May God bless Debbie and the family.

Jessica Marroquin

March 12, 2018

I am truly sorry for your loss. I worked with Bill at Harris County when he was a road and bridge inspector for Precinct 4. Very sweet and very respectful. He was very hard working and always in great spirits. He will definitely be missed. My heart is with his family at this difficult time.

Deborah Morris

March 12, 2018

Dear April and Wendy . . .

I can only imagine what heartbreak you must be feeling - honestly there is nothing harder!

I was privileged to call your Dad 'brother' for many years - I loved him - wasn't his sense of humor just the best and his capacity for happiness was limitless -

It has been said; whoever you hold in your heart, is forever and always a part of you.

They live on in the kindness they have shared and the love they gave.

These special people never leave us, even after they are gone.

Your Dad WAS this kind of person!

May he rest-in-peace,

All my love,

Aunty Deb

Wendy Valentine

March 12, 2018

Dad, words cannot express, how much you touched my heart. I would not be the strong woman I am today without you. I will Always cherish the times we spent together & how you loved my children. They loved you so very much. You overcame a tough time in your life, which @ one time was so dark. 21 years of sobriety, God on your side, a loving wife & children & all the love. Thank you & mom for marrying me & the love of my life. RIP dad, ride your Harley in Heaven now. Kiss my grandparents for me. Until we meet again, remember I love you very much. Your chicky baby 💖💖

April Boesken

March 11, 2018

Dad, I was there when you took your last breath. There was so many things I wanted to say to you. Most of all I wanted you to know how proud I was of your sobriety. And yes, there is a difference between ice cream and frozen yogurt. Please hug grandma and grandpa for me.

Karen and Jim Boesken. Sr.

March 10, 2018

He was a wonderful Dad / Father in law. To my Son . He was a man of God but also a good joker always enjoy a good laugh. We will never forget how he welcomed all of us as family to his home in TX . You will be missed by many Bill and R.I.P I know you are withGod above Love Jim And Karen

James L Boesken III

March 10, 2018

Man, what a character my grandpa was. He always loved his “pull my finger” joke. Was always funny because any time he did it everyone else would yell out “Don’t do it!” I also know exactly where I got my ford genes from. Love you pops. We will all miss you.