Interment at: Squirrel Cemetery
Obituary of Joshua Squirrel
Joshua Squirrel Sr., 83, of Cherokee went home to be with the Lord Friday, August 3, 2018. A native of Cherokee, he was the son of the late Shepard and Mianna Screamer Squirrel. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church. He loved the Atlanta and the Cherokee Braves.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary and Irene Squirrel and his grandson, Stephan Ruth.
Joshua is survived by his daughter, Tisa Squirrel; son, Joshua Squirrel Jr.; grandchildren, Tara Ruth and husband William, Killian Ruth, Jessica Queen, Joshua Grent Squirrel, Randy Brawn, Mykel Lossiah; many great grandchildren; brothers, John, George, and Robert Squirrel; nephews, Fred and Bucky Squirrel, D.D. Martin, Lamont Squirrel; nieces, Arlene and Dawn Squirrel.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday at Bethabara Baptist Church. Rev. Noah Crowe will officiate with burial in the Squirrel Cemetery.
Joshua will be taken to the church at 5:00 pm Sunday by Crisp Funeral Home to await the hour of service.
Pallbearers will be family and ball players.
Crisp Funeral Home was established in 1997 by Michael L. Crisp to better serve the families of Swain County and surrounding areas.
669 Highway 19 South - PO Box 1639
Bryson City, NC 28713
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