The Daily Item
RICHFIELD — Joshua A. “Josh” Mott, 30, of Richfield, met Jesus face to face, singing and dancing on Sunday, July 14, 2013, at the SUN Home Health Hospice Center, Sunbury.
Joshua was born Nov. 1, 1982, in New Brunswick, N.J., a son of Pastor J. Arthur and Joyce (Paige) Mott, of Richfield. He was married for almost eight years to the former Kristin L. McFadden who survives.
He was a 2001 graduate of East Juniata High School, attended the Lancaster Bible College and was a student of Johnson University, Knoxville, Tenn.
Joshua was employed at the college working in maintenance and security. He was formerly employed for Bingaman and Sons Lumber Company, Kreamer, Schwan’s Home Delivery, and Wood-Mode, Inc., Kreamer.
He was a member of Niemond’s Independent Church, Richfield.
Josh enjoyed music, singing, and played drums and guitar with a worship band and choral group from Lancaster Bible College. He also enjoyed reading and golfing. Recently Josh did paintings and sketchings.
In addition to his wife and parents, Joshua is survived by three children, Kosette L., James A. and Kassidee L. Mott, at home; one brother and sister-in-law, Jason A. and Kathy Mott, of Richfield; one sister and brother-in-law, Jocinda Mott-Rhinier and Jared, of Lexington Park, Md.; nieces and nephews; paternal grandmother, Marie F. Mott, of Hagerstown, Md.; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Timothy and Linda McFadden, of Beavertown; and brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Joshua was preceded by his paternal grandfather, Joseph A. Mott, Sr., and maternal grandparents, Richard and Doris Paige.
Friends and family are invited to the visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, followed by the funeral at 11, at Niemond’s Independent Church, Route 35, Richfield, with his father, Pastor J. Arthur Mott officiating, and assisted by Pastor Bill Paige.
Burial will be in Niemond’s Cemetery.
Should friends desire, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Josh to Niemond’s Independent Church, c/o Josh Mott Fund, P.O. Box 187, Richfield, PA 17086, or to SUN Home Hospice, 61 N. Duke St., Northumberland, PA 17857, or to a charity of the donor’s choosing.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills have been entrusted with the arrangements.