Gerald Douglas Posey "GP" was born April 17, 1969 in Trenton, New Jersey to the late Gerald D. Posey and Geraldine C. Scott. He was called home to eternal rest on Monday, May 17, 2021 at Lexington Medical Centerv Lexlngten, South Carolina.
Gerald attended and graduated from McCorristin Catholic High School in 1987 and attended several other Catholic Schools in the Trenton and Pennsylvania areas, (Scared Heart and Solebury Prep). He also attended Marquette University and The College of New Jersey.
At an early age Gerald decided he loved the game of basketball. His father once took him to see the Harlem Globetrotters; at that moment he discovered his love for the game. He often told the story about how he once bounced his basketball all night before bed and woke up the next morning still bouncing the ball.
Gerald accomplished several accolades in basketball such as, being a member of the McDonald's All-American Team, scoring 1,694 points during his high school career, and being named in the Hoop Scoop publication as one of the Top 100 Seniors of Mercer County in f987.
Gerald was an extraordinary man and huge dreamer of Success and Entrepreneurship. He mentored aspiring young men in local communities through basketball, and in 201611e wrote his first book "Success is Biblical". Gerald was a man of few words, but when he spoke his words were powerful and full of meaning.
Gerald decided to move to Columbia, South Carolina in pursuit of his aspirations. Before starting his own businesses, he was employed at South Carolina Mentor, as a Program Director. Gerald was the owner of several businesses such as; Top Level Training Academy (along with partner Derrick Crawford), owner of Top Level Inspires (Moti ational Speaking), and finally Owner of Top Level Logistics at the time of his passing.
Gerald was the kind of man that would push everyone around him to be extraordinary. He challenged others to know and understand their "Why". His favorite words were "See you at the top, because you absolutely deserve it!"
Gerald leaves to cherish his memory, his partner, his "wifey for lifey" of 6 years, Teresa D. Posey and his ride or die Romo Posey; His children Gerald R. Posey, Rakeem Mays, Chynna Huff, Diamond Posey, Isaiah Posey. Bonus children Marquita Fleeton (Deron), Jay Journigan (Brittany) and Jade Journigan. Fraternal grandparents the late Estavon Posey Sr. and MaryAlice Posey Johnson. Maternal grandparents the late Edwards C Jr and Anna F. Young. His mother and stepfather Mr. and Mrs. Darryl and Geraldine Scott. His siblings, Antoine M. Posey (Tamika), sisters Dyshauwna Scott and Hassana Scott. Father-in Law Mr. Joseph L. Randolph, Sr. (Mary), Sister-in-law Alvera Morris, brother-in-laws Joseph L. Randolph, Jr. (Violet), Christopher E. Randolph (Charlene) 'and Maurice A. Randolph Sr. (Monique). Special Lifelong friends: Donald Meekins, Noel Powell, Maurice Coleman and Best Friend and Business Partner Derrick Crawford. Several Aunts and Uncles, nieces, nephews and a host of cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be 9-11am Friday, May 28, 2021 at Way of the Holy Temple Ministries, 30 Princess Diana Dr., Trenton, NJ 08638. Interment will be private. Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home.