Monday, July 8, 2013

Joshua P. Francis (July 6, 2013)

Joshua P. Francis age 31, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 9:55 A.M. on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at his residence. Joshua was born February 21, 1982 in Sidney, Ohio to Mic (Smith) & Jack Tilton of Troy and Mark & Cheryl Francis of (Webster) Bradford.

Joshua is survived by his children, Kamryn Witt-Francis, Kyron Witt-Francis and Gunnar Francis; significant other, Dana Spurlock of Troy; brother & sister-in-law, Damon & Diana Francis of Ft. Loramie; sister & brother-in-law, Shanna & James Hoelscher of Coldwater; step brothers, Miles & Ashley Saintignon of Versailles and Randy Tilton of Tipp City; paternal grandmother, Ida (Partin) Francis of Sidney; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Joshua is preceded in death by a step brother, Nathan Saintignon; maternal grandparents, James William & Irene (Baker) Smith; and paternal grandfather, Henry Norbert Francis.

Joshua was employed at Weaver Brothers in Versailles.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor David Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Wednesday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help offset funeral expenses. Condolences for the family may be expressed through