Always a smoke in his mouth
Sgt. Joshua Ford
  • 20 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 27, 1985
  • Place of birth:
    Pender, Nebraska, United States
  • Date of passing: Jul 31, 2006
  • Place of passing:
    Numaniyah, Iraq
Let the memory of Joshua be with us forever

Sgt. Joshua A. Ford, 20, of Wayne, Neb.; assigned to 189th Transportation Company, 485th Corps Support Battalion, Nebraska Army National Guard, Norfolk, Neb.; killed July 31 during combat operations in Numaniyah, Iraq. Joshua A. Ford FORD-Sgt. Joshua A., 20, of Pender, NE, died Mon., July 31, 2006, as the result of a roadside bomb attack while serving in Iraq. Funeral Services will be held on Thurs., August 10, 2006, 10 AM at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pender, NE with Rev. Margaret Olson officiating. Visitation will be held on Wed. from 3-8 PM at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Pender. There will be a Prayer Service at 7 PM on Wed. Burial with Military Rites will be at the Rosehill Cemetery in Pender.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jim Meier on 28th September 2016

"Dear Joshua, You are forever remembered in high esteem. You gave all. We living go forward in your name."

This tribute was added by Jim Meier on 31st July 2016

"Dear Joshua, As long as I live I will honor and remember your service and this truth: you enlisted to protect freedom and gave your life doing so. YOU ARE A TREASURE AND A HERO!. Jim Meier"

This tribute was added by Kathy Hoesing on 27th September 2015

"Thinking of you today!!  Never forgotten.  Thank you for your service for all of us."

This tribute was added by Pat Mracek on 31st July 2015

"Never FORGOTTEN"

This tribute was added by Dulcia Steffen on 24th May 2015

"I still think about you. You always had a kind heart."

This tribute was added by Pat Mracek on 31st July 2014

"Remembering Josh, he is our Hero.  Never forgotten"

This tribute was added by Linda Rose on 31st July 2014

"Josh, I want you to know that you are remembered and honored by many.  Your family misses you so much and we will be there for them while you watch over them and smile down on them.  You are a hero."

This tribute was added by Kathy Hoesing on 20th July 2014

"I didn't know Joshua, but I am familiar with several soldiers from the 185th.  I remember the day this group of men and women departed Wayne.  Wow, what pride was extended to all.  I also remember hearing of the loss of a member of this unit.  I wish to thank Joshua for his ultimate service; his family for continuing to pass the pride of Josh's service onward.  Great American pride!  NVH Employee"

This tribute was added by Crystal Ann on 31st July 2013

"Missed dearly but remembered everyday! Love you!"

This tribute was added by Linda Rose on 31st July 2013

"I never knew you in life yet I now know you in death.  You will always be honored and remembered.  Thank you for your sacrifice.  You are our hero.  Rest in Peace"

This tribute was added by jessica matson on 31st July 2013

"Love and miss you little brother.  You are my hero, always were.  Your smile I know is looking down on us today."

This tribute was added by Pat Mracek on 31st July 2013

"Never forgotten, always our Hero."

This tribute was added by Jenny Last on 27th October 2011

"Thank you for serving"

This tribute was added by Christy Glissman on 25th October 2011

"Josh went down to the Legion Hall today to see the traveling memorial wall, it's nice, sad though that there are so many on it and so many are so young.It is a way for us not to forget the sacrifices all of you made for us.RIP"

This tribute was added by Lonnie Ford on 23rd October 2011

"Josh you are missed but will never be forgotten."


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