Joshua Vernon Maddux was found deceased on August 6, 2015 in Woodland Park. He had been reported missing in 2008.
His family and friends will hold a celebration of his life and a memorial service at 11:00 am Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Woodland Park Community Church. His paternal uncle Reverend P. David Randall of Ainsworth, Nebraska will conduct the service.
Joshua was born on 9th March, 1990 in Colorado Springs to Michel Albert and Roberta (Bertye) Lee Schmehr Maddux and was a life-long resident of Colorado. He was the fourth child and the youngest son.
After being home-schooled through the first two grades, he attended the Woodland Park school system through high school.
He was a gifted intelligent young man and placed high in scholastic testing. A great sense of humor and wit, writer, and artist, he had many close friends. He invented a comic strip which he called Stickman and Smiley and spent many hours developing the strips and sharing them. Also nicknamed Dwa by his sisters Josh had a thoughtful, kind, and loving personality. He was baptized in the Christian faith.
Joshua left behind his grandmother: Carol Maddux of Manhattan, Kansas, his parents Michel Albert Maddux and Roberta Lee Schmehr Maddux, two sisters, Kathryn Michelle and Ruth Marie, niece Liora Veronika and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
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