Joshua Paul Jost, 44, formerly of Cedar Rapids, died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, in Denver, Colo. Private services were held. Teahen Funeral Home and
Cremation Service is assisting the family.
Josh is survived by his mother, Therese (Michael) Reed-Cox; father, Paul A. Reed; daughters, Sierra and Skye; son,
Christopher; grandsons, Kingston and
Corbyn Wutschke; siblings, Rachel (Ron),
Jacob (Kaylie), Kaleb and Gabriel
(Amanda); grandmother, Barbara Jost; and beloved nieces and nephews, Mikenzi, Lily, Kali, Kaleb, Tristan and Lucas.
He was preceded in death by his beloved Nani,
Frances Reed; grandfather, Donald Reed; and greatgrandparents, Christena and Tony Ipsan.
Joshua Paul was born April 13, 1973, the son of Paul Reed and Therese Jost in Cedar Rapids. He attended
Jefferson High School. Josh moved to Colorado because he loved the mountains and the beautiful scenery. He
loved poetry, drawing, tattoo artistry, music, off-roading in his Jeep and spending time with his beloved dog,
All who had the pleasure of meeting Josh could tell
you he had a leadership mentality and was greatly
respected and looked up to by all. Josh will forever be remembered for his strong loving hugs, the way he
could give the best advice in a most stern way and his outstanding humor. Josh could make you laugh and see the world. He will be in our hearts and missed forever.
Instead of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.
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