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Joshua "Josh" Ramos

April 11, 1988 ~ July 27, 2022 (age 34)

Obituary

        Mr. Joshua "Josh" Ramos, 34, of Waynesboro, MS passed from this life Wednesday, July 27, 2022 in Buckatunna, MS. He was born in Los Angeles, CA on Monday, April 11, 1988 to Agustin Ramos and Anne Palmer Hutting. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Laurel, MS. He worked as a Drafter at Howard Industries. Mr. Ramos is survived by his wife, Rebecca Ramos, Waynesboro, MS; father, Agustin Ramos, Ajijic, Mexico; mother, Anne Palmer Hutting, Laurel, MS; son, Seth Alexi Risen Bankston, Waynesboro, MS; daughter, Sofia Marley Ramos, Waynesboro, MS; brother, Bruce Kevin Fairley, Newport News, VA; three sisters, Beatriz Hofmann, Springfield, LA, Christina Elizabeth Longacre, Burbank, CA, Alexandra Sarah Waaland, Long Beach, CA; family friend, Christopher Ishee; a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation for Mr. Ramos will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Freeman Funeral Home, 1305 Skyland Drive, Waynesboro, MS. Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, July 31, 2022 at White House Cemetery in Waynesboro, MS with Lesley Johnson and Billy Moffett officiating. Interment will be in White House Cemetery in Waynesboro, MS.

       Josh would likely say something along the lines of “Dang, shoot, man, huh” if he knew that these words were being prepared for him. Humor, laughter, and the occasional practical joke were essential to his being. It would be a challenge to count the number of dull or solemn moments you were allowed to have around him. Josh loved to laugh and give others reasons to laugh. He was a living example of light-heartedness. He carried that light-heartedness with him everywhere he went and infused it into his every deed. He enjoyed being outdoors on the water kayaking or walking amongst trees and trails with his family. He loved his family that he and his wife built together more than anything. He could often be found playing video games with their son Seth or chasing after their daughter Sofia, who was also his boss. Of all things Josh appreciated in life, he was most proud of being a loving father and family man – and the “mean plate of bacon and eggs” that no one could cook like him. He developed a strong love for music when he was a child. He listened to anything from rock, to country, to hip-hop. He joined the band in 5th grade and remained with it all the way through high school where he was offered scholarships to local colleges. Later on in his 20s, he picked up a guitar and became respectfully skilled with it. So skilled that his wife compared him to Ben Harper – or so the story goes. As a child, Josh was known for his caring and attentive heart, his love for music, and the pranks he carried out on his little brother. Most of all Josh is remembered for his bravery, selflessness, protectiveness of those he loved, and love of tacos. His departure creates a piece that will always be missing from the puzzle that others hold. He is a loved and respected soul. In closing, and in light of Josh’s playful and light-hearted nature, he would probably say “Aw, that’s cool man!” 
Josh, you are loved.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
July 30, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Freeman Funeral Home Parlor
1305 Skyland Drive
Waynesboro, Mississippi 39367

Graveside Service
Sunday
July 31, 2022

2:00 PM
White House Cemetery
11 Davis Singleterry Road
Waynesboro, MS 39367

Interment following funeral service
Sunday
July 31, 2022

White House Cemetery
11 Davis Singleterry Road
Waynesboro, MS 39367

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