Joshua Scott McIntyre
Joshua Scott McIntyre, 19, was hit by a car and died while longboarding on December 31, 2012. Josh was born February 5, 1993 in Pensacola, Florida. He moved to Taylors, South Carolina in 1998 and graduated from Eastside High School, where he played lacrosse, in 2011. Josh had a huge heart and loved to live life on the edge. He loved doing parkour and being with his friends. In recent years, he began working in childcare for the single mom's ministry and found he had a heart for the children he met there. God blessed us with Josh and his absence will be felt by many.
He is survived by his parents, Don and Nancy McIntyre, and his siblings, Sarah and Mike Kenefsky, Jenny and Brad Ritter, and Ryan and Kristi McIntyre. He is also survived by his grandmother, Theresa McIntyre, his niece, Sadie Kenefsky, and nephews, Benjamin Ritter, Jude Ritter, Brady McIntyre, and Graham Kenefsky as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends who loved him unconditionally. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Patricia Gardner and G.L. McIntyre.
A service to celebrate his life will be held at Brushy Creek Baptist Church in Taylors on Saturday, January 5 at 11:00 am. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Single Mom's Ministry at Brushy Creek Baptist Church,4999 Old Spartanburg Road, Taylors, SC, 29687.