Sonny Posey is a Jasper native who graduated from the Jasper City School System and also attended Walker College. After serving three terms as Mayor, he returned to the City Council, where his work for our citizens began years ago.
His work experience includes his first job at 15 as a sack boy for the A & P store, construction worker for Preston Timmons and then from 1962 to 2004 in the radio and broadcast related industries. He was first elected to the City Council to represent District III in 1992 and served two terms as Council President. He was elected as Mayor in 2004 to serve the first of two terms in office.
Mayor Posey is the son of Vachel (deceased 1971) and Eva Mae Drummond Posey who still resides in Jasper. His wife, Peggy Hayes Posey from Cordova, is also a graduate of Walker High School and attended Walker College. They have two sons, Lee and Jamie and two grandsons, John and Sam. His hobbies include fishing, Alabama football, gardening, and spending time with his grandsons.