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Joshua A. Smith

May 9, 1991 - March 23, 2018

Joshua A. Smith passed away suddenly Friday, March 23, 2018 at the age of 26.  In his short time here, he impacted the lives of many.

Born in Newark, DE on May 9, 1991 he immediately lit up the world with his bright smile and dimples.

Josh would write poetry, rap, beatbox, and listen to music in his free time.  He loved to beat people in video games and making people laugh, whether at Domino’s, where he worked, or at home.  Josh didn’t make friends, he made family and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Josh was preceded in death by his daughter, Cadence.  He is survived by his parents, Jesse Smith and Karen Smith; girlfriend, Morgan; children, Paige, Aaron, Lilly, Brandon, Anthony and Amirah; and siblings, Cheyenne and Cameron Smith.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 1 pm on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 1 pm. Interment will follow at  Kemblesville United Methodist Cemetery, 1772 New London Rd, Kemblesville, PA 19347.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to help alleviate funeral costs to

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  • Joshua was always a most handsome guy! To me, his loving, kind, and thoughtful ways were so endearing. In his younger years I witnessed his faith in God, prayer, and healing. This was all so heart warming. His beautiful eyes just showed the love in his heart! Precious!

    Through these last few years he has had many struggles, but through them all, I could enjoy FB chats with him and always see his warm, kind, heart, and his love for so many, and for life! – God rest your soul, Joshua! – Love you always!

  • God bless this entire family and give them the strength to keep all memories close to their heart and make each day a little easier for them all.

  • God bless this family and keep them close and allow their pain to be healed and eased a little each day! Keep the memories they have if their son, brother, father, uncle and friend close to their heart.

  • I am so sorry for this devastating loss to you and your family, Jesse. Sending my thoughts and prayers.

  • He was a very kind and caring friend who will surely be missed my prayers to his family we will miss you my friend god be with you till we meet again

  • Josh was a wonderful person inside and out always smiling and making everyone laugh. I’m very sorry for your loss but he touched many peoples lives and will continue to do that even after hes gone. RIP Josh love and miss you hun.you were truly family

  • My sympathy goes out to the family. Josh was a great friend and human. I will Always miss him.
    I talked to him that morning and hate that there’s no way I could have altered the outcome☹️
    May he find rest from this terrible disease.

  • A bright light in our lives has gone dim. No words can express the loss we feel. We will never forget Josh. All our love to all of our family.

  • Another Angel in Heaven too soon way too soon. Very sad loss. xoxo