Let the memory of Joshua be with us forever
  • 20 years old
  • Born on September 27, 1985 in Pender, Nebraska, United States.
  • Passed away on July 31, 2006 in Numaniyah, Iraq.

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.

Posted by Jim Meier on July 31, 2019
Josh, You sacrificed your life to preserve our country's freedom and protect her citizens. May your fellow country men and women forever honor and remember you and may we all stand strong for our democracy.  
Posted by Jim Meier on September 27, 2017
You gave all Josh. And your family did too. Never forgotten that you chose to fight for and defend our country.
Posted by Jim Meier on July 31, 2017
Dear Joshua. Your service is perpetually honored and never, never, never forgotten. You singed up and did your job. I hope we Americans-all-sign up to do ours in your name.
Posted by Jim Meier on September 28, 2016
Dear Joshua, You are forever remembered in high esteem. You gave all. We living go forward in your name.
Posted by Jim Meier on July 31, 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
Posted by Kathy Hoesing on September 27, 2015
Thinking of you today!! Never forgotten. Thank you for your service for all of us.
Posted by Pat Mracek on July 31, 2015
Never FORGOTTEN
Posted by Dulcia Steffen on May 24, 2015
I still think about you. You always had a kind heart.
Posted by Linda Rose on July 31, 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.
Posted by Pat Mracek on July 31, 2014
Remembering Josh, he is our Hero. Never forgotten
Posted by Kathy Hoesing on July 20, 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
Posted by Pat Mracek on July 31, 2013
Never forgotten, always our Hero.
Posted by Jessica Matson on July 31, 2013
Love and miss you little brother. You are my hero, always were. Your smile I know is looking down on us today.
Posted by Linda Rose on July 31, 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
Posted by Crystal Ann on July 31, 2013
Missed dearly but remembered everyday! Love you!
Posted by Jenny Last on October 27, 2011
Thank you for serving
Posted by Christy Glissman on October 25, 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
Posted by Lonnie Ford on October 23, 2011
Josh you are missed but will never be forgotten.

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