Josh Pool

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True Alaskan, Joshua Lee Eugene Pool, of Wasilla, Died on Willow Creek Saturday June 2nd.

Josh was born Sept. 19th, 1983 in Anchorage Alaska to Henry Lee Roy Pool and Alyson Sherman.

After moving to Willow, He graduated from Houston High school in 2002. While living in Willow he made many lifelong friends that he called family. He married his High School Best Friend Sarah Richey on Nov. 24th, 2007 in Louisiana.

Josh thrived living on the edge in work and play. He was an accomplished deep sea diver by day and avid outdoorsman by night. He was a gentle, soft spoken father and husband who had a deep love and admiration for his family. Always up for an adventure Josh lived life full throttle and made the most of each day. Josh had many accomplishments throughout his life including MVP on Houston High Varsity Football team, and Racing in the Iron Dog.

He loved anything having to do with the outdoors, hunting, fishing, four wheeling in his buggies, rock climbing with friends, camping, and snowmachining. He was also drawn to anything with a motor and was a real MacGyver, a man with a plan.

Josh was a commercial dive supervisor at Global, a company he enjoyed working for.

Josh is survived by his wife Sarah Pool; his daughter Jillian Pool; his Father Henry Pool; his Mother Alyson Sherman; his sisters Rhonda Gleason, Andrea Pool, Erica Pool, Vanessa Pool, Heidi Spencer.

He is proceeded in death by his Grandparents Dale and Patricia Sherman and his Brother David Pool.

Josh was looking forward to the birth of his 2nd Daughter, Cassidy Lee, in July. He died at a young age but lived a full life.

A Celebration of life service in Josh's honor will be held Saturday, June 9th at 3:00 pm at the Garness home Located at 47500 W. Causey Ln in Willow at Mile 69. Signs will be posted

In Lieu of flowers Donations for the family can be put into an account at Wells Fargo.

Arrangements Entrusted to Alaskan Heritage Memorial Chapel and Crematory Wasilla, AK


Published in Anchorage Daily News from June 7 to June 8, 2012