AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Joshua J. Settles passed on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at Trinity Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Smith-Peoples Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Sunday (today) from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Joshua Settles was born January 2, 1951 to Julia Mae Settles Scott. He was the second born child of 9 children. Joshua, also affectionately known as Sarge and Joe, attended public schools in Augusta, GA and graduated from Lucy C. Laney High School. He touched the lives of many as he wore many hats in his life, taxi cab driver, cook, soldier in the United States Army, and certified nursing assistant. During his time spent in the Army, he visited many places including Korea, Germany and Texas. He was preceded in death by 3 siblings. Joshua leaves to cherish his memories, mother, Julia Mae Scott, Brooklyn, NY; life partner, Gerald Hall, Augusta, GA; three brothers, Bobby Settles, Brooklyn, NY, Kenneth Settles, Augusta, GA, and Kevin Settles, Augusta, GA; two sisters, Jeanette Rogers, Augusta, GA and Patricia Scott, Brooklyn, NY; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. The family will assemble at the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. on the day of service. Smith-Peoples Funeral Home, 723 Walton Way, Augusta, GA, 706.724.1885.
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Smith- Peoples Funeral Home
723 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30901
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Dec. 20, 2015