ST. PARIS - Joshua M. Lightle, 21, of St. Paris, Ohio passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.
He was born Oct. 13, 1990, in Kettering, to Matthew J. Lightle and Theresa (Konicki) Lightle-Atkins.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Donald Lightle, in 1981.
He is survived by his father, Matthew and his wife Kristi Lightle of Troy, Ohio; mother, Theresa and her husband Scott Lightle-Atkins of Surprise, Ariz.; grandparents, Joyce and Walter Konicki, St. Paris, Ohio, and Dolores and Reynold Freeman, Tipp City, Ohio.
Joshua also is survived by step- sisters, Amanda and Meghan Atkins of Arizona and step brother, Tyler Flannery of Troy; aunts and uncles, Donna, Joe, Rick and David Konicki, Michael (Susan) Lightle, Susan (Bill) Robinson, David (Chen Ya) Lightle, Teresa (Brady) Westmoreland; numerous cousins; and his beloved dog, Nancy.
Joshua was a 2009 graduate of Troy High School.
He loved music and attending concerts, played bass guitar in the band "Of Brother and the Bear."
He also enjoyed cooking and video games, but most of all he loved and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was loved by all and will be missed by those who were blessed to have known him.
Funeral services will be at 11a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, 327 W. Main St., Tipp City, OH 45371, with Pastor Steve Kepple officiating.
Burial will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made in memory of Joshua to the Federation of Church's Food Pantry, P.O. Box 564, St. Paris, OH 43072.
Online condolences may be made at www.fringsandbayliff.com.