Joshua Stith

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October 12, 1983 - October 9, 2017

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Friday, October 13, 2017 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at New Albany First Church of the Nazarene


Saturday, October 14, 2017 10:00 a.m. at New Albany First Church of the Nazarene


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Joshua A. Stith, age 33, passed away Monday October 9, 2017 in Sunbury, Ohio. He was a loving husband and devoted father and a member of New Albany First Church of the Nazarene. He was a graduate of Village Acadamy and attended Mt. Vernon Nazarene University. He was an avid sports enthusiast, he enjoyed playing golf, soccer, basketball and softball. He was the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Northstar Golf Club in Sunbury, Ohio. Josh enjoyed volunteering for Upward Basketball as a coach and referee. Preceded in death by father Paul Stith. Survived by wife Rachel; daughter Chloe; siblings Brad Stith, Lisa (Craig) Hoyer, Wendy (Danny) Galiardi, Robert (Renee) Stith and Sarah (Jason) Sparhawk; mother Susan Stith; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visiting hours for friends and family are Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at New Albany First Church of the Nazarene, 6000 Johnstown Road, New Albany, Ohio. The funeral service will be held at the same location, Saturday at 10:00 a.m., Pastor Larry McNutt and Pastor Steve Brown officiating. Interment Northlawn Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers the family has set up a scholarship fund for Chloe. Checks to be made out to Chloe Stith.


Perry and Tina Leone - Oct 13, 2017

Our prayers are with the family and friends. We will miss exchanging hellos and waves during our busy lives. He will be missed.

Shirley Ward - Oct 13, 2017

Rachel, Gary and Christy; We are sorry for your loss. The McArthur Church of the Nazarene will remember you in our prayers.

Barbara W Sanders - Oct 12, 2017

Many Blessings to you from the Hite/Williams/Sanders families. I have great pics of Joshua and Sarah when they were babes at my wedding in 1988. Strength is our hallmark. Count on it. Rachel you will make it. Sue you will make it. Blessings.

Barbara Sparhawk - Oct 12, 2017

Sarah, I am so sorry to hear this terrible news. I know how close you were with your brother. Uncle Dick and I will be praying for you and your family.
Love, Aunt Barb & Uncle Dick

Jodi Henry - Oct 11, 2017

Rachel, I’m so deeply sorry. My heart breaks for you during this unimaginable time. I pray God wraps his loving arms around you and just holds you.
Matthew 6:33-34
Psalm 147:3
Isaiah 41:10

Hannah K - Oct 11, 2017

I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember Josh from youth group at NAFCON, he was always kind.

Woody Gordon - Oct 11, 2017

Our heartfelt condolences. I will always remember him for that friendly smile.
He was so much fun to be around and I recall many times on the golf course where his jovial personality would kick into high gear. He will be missed by many.
God bless this wonderful family.

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