Aaron Biedler Posey passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the age of 93. Born in Comal County April 3, 1921, to Ed and Nora Posey, he was raised in San Marcos where he received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Southwest Texas State Teachers College.
Aaron enlisted in the Air Force immediately after Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entry into World War II. He rose to the rank of Master Sergeant and proudly served for four years. At the end of World War II, he returned to Blanco where he had married Medora Woodson Crist, a life-long resident, on July 21, 1944. Three daughters; Christie, Dixie, and Rita, were born and raised in Blanco.
In January 1946, Aaron was employed by the Blanco National Bank where he spent the next fifty years serving the community and surrounding area in every position from assistant cashier to president. With a great love for the people of Blanco, he joined the Blanco Volunteer Fire Department in 1946, later serving as its chief for over a decade. He was a member of the Blanco Lions Club and served in American Legion Post 352 for over sixty years. He also served in the United Methodist Church and later the FIrst Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School classes and served as a Deacon. After retirement from the BNB, he devoted many hours as a Blanco County EMT. Known as “Mr. P.” to family and friends, he was perhaps best known for his generous, loving concern for others and his love for the Lord.
Aaron is preceded in death by his parents, Medora, his beloved wife of forty-eight years, and his brother Edward. Charlie and Christie Pratt reside in Mary Esther, Florida. Dixie Lenz makes her home in St. Hedwig, and Dale and Rita Steitle live in Burnet. He also leaves behind two granddaughters and their families: Clint and Cristen Pratt Herring, Jon and Carolyn Pratt Wilson, and five great grandchildren: Cara and Cate Herring, Gracie, Charlie, and Jon Cade Wilson, all of Auburn, Alabama.
Pursuant to his wishes, there will be no formal service at this time, but rather, a Celebration of Life at a later date. Having a great love for God, family, and community, Aaron often said, “The Lord has truly blessed me.”
The family thanks you for your love and prayers. For those who wish, memorial contribution may be made to Blanco EMS, North Blanco County EMS, Mt. Horeb Baptist Church in Peyton Colony, or a charity of choice.