February 11, 2012

Josh Gokey

Pfc. Joshua Gokey, age 29, from Spring Valley, Wisconsin, died on February 2, 2012, in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 

Josh was a paratrooper assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division. He joined the Army in March of 2011. 

Father, place Josh on the
road to Heaven.
Josh died unexpectedly from medical complications after undergoing surgery involving a broken leg. The cause of his death is under investigation by the U.S. Army.

Friends describe Josh as a unique man, soldier and friend, who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He is also described as a fun person who filled a room with smiles. Others stated that Josh had a huge heart and was full of life. 

Joshua is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his parents, Anita and Bill Gokey; his brother, Jon Gokey; and his wife, Holly Gokey.

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

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