January 28, 2012

Joshua Pairsh

Capt. Joshua C. Pairsh, age 29, of Equality, Illinois, died on January 22, 2012, in the United States of a non-combat related illness. 

He was assigned to 4th Civil Affairs Group, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Washington, D.C.  He was a ground supply officer.

Joshua was born in Gallatin, Illinois.  He graduated from Murray State University in Kentucky.  He had earned a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He had been deployed to Iraq in 2007-2008.

Father, place Joshua on the
stairway to Heaven
Joshua died of lymphoma.  

Joshua will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him. He is described as a loving son and husband and a devoted father. 

He is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his parents, David and Charlotte Pairsh; his wife Tanya; children Avery and Lawson; brother, Jake; and sister, Kendra.

Let us pray to God the Father, Jesus, all of the saints and all of the angels that Joshua Pairsh is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen

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