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FILLINGER, Joshua J. 1977 - 2020


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 5/25/2021 at 20:22:53

"Southeast Iowa Union / Fairfield Ledger"
Monday, July 27, 2020
Page 3


Joshua J. FILLINGER, 42, of Lockridge, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City (note: in Johnson Co., IA).

Josh was born on November 8, 1977, in Mt. Pleasant, the son of Donald J. and Donna S. (GUINN) FILLINGER. Josh was a young man who lived life to the fullest, cherishing time spent with his children and friends. Josh graduated from Fairfield High School in 1996, and went on to Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa. Josh was a member of the Walnut Ridge Workers 4-H Club and won the grand champion lamb one year. He enjoyed fishing, teaching his girls to roller skating (sic), grilling, using his smoker and riding his Harley. He loved baseball and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. He worked construction and was working for McKay Envelope of Mt. Pleasant for the last few years. He was a member of the Lockridge Baptist Church.

He is survived by his parents, Don and Donna FILLINGER of Lockridge; his children, Cierra FILLINGER, Linden FILLINGER, Aubriana FILLINGER, Lincoln FILLINGER, Ellie FILLINGER, Maddie WAGNER and Alayna WAGNER; aunt and uncle, Joy and Roy GILLEARD of Mt. Pleasant; uncle, Thomas (Diane) GUINN, of Green Valley, Arizona; uncle, Paul HOER of Mexico, Missouri; uncle, Gary (Linda) FILLINGER of Lockridge; uncle, Ron (Karen) FILLINGER of New London; his stepaunt, Joyce YOUNG of Mt. Pleasant; and stepuncle, Virgil (Linda) BARR of Mt. Pleasant.

Josh was preceded in death by his brother, Anthony J. FILLINGER; his sister, Sharri FILLINGER; and his grandparents, Carmen and Earl BARR, Russell GUINN and Lucille and Gilbert FILLINGER; and his aunt, Judith HOER.

Friends may call on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at the Murphy Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant from 2 to 7 p.m. The family will not be present. According to his wishes cremation will follow the viewing. Burial will be held at a later date in the Lockridge Cemetery. A memorial has been established in his memory for the education of his children.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murphyfuneralandmonuments.com.

Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant is caring for his arrangements.

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*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.


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