Joshua grew up in Johnson City, Kansas where he attended school and graduated from Stanton County High School in 2005. He worked in maintenance with Crew #413 at Tyson. Joshua enjoyed attending Rock concerts, woodworking, drawing cartoon characters, sports, coaching his son’s soccer team, was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, and he loved to spend time with his children.
Survivors include his wife Lauryn Mosburg of Garden City; two children Ayden DeWayne Small of Garden City and Adelynn Elyse Smith of Garden City; his parents Kimberly Everett of Lakin, Kansas, James Everett of Satanta, Kansas, and Charlie & Gayla Smith of Spiro, Oklahoma; his mother-in-law Amy Mosburg of Garden City; three sisters Caitlin Everett-Klaus of Holcomb, Kansas, LoriAnne & husband Dakota Smith-Bellgard of Spiro, Oklahoma, and Andrea & husband Brad Davis of Colby, Kansas; and his grandparents Richard & Walli Everett of Johnson City, Kansas, Linda & Orville McDonald of Spiro, Oklahoma, and Judy & Larry Bryan of Tyrone, Oklahoma. Joshua is preceded in death by his grandparents Sybil Standley, Anthony Cordova, & Marvin Standley.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Word of Life Church in Garden City with Pastor Rick Beard officiating. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. Friends may call from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday and from 9:00 a.m. to Noon Saturday all at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. The family request memorials given to the Joshua Smith Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City.