In Memory of

Joshua

Ray

Paschall

Obituary for Joshua Ray Paschall

Joshua Ray Paschall, 46, husband of Keri Crump Paschall, passed away, Monday, November 6, 2023. Born in Murray, KY, he was the son of Debra Jean Hart-Crutcher (Frank), Dover, TN and Donald Ray Paschall (Sandra), Paris, TN.

An Assistant Security Manager with Inter-Con Security, he also was the founder and Chief of Operations for team K.S.W.I.T. (Kentucky Sever Weather Intercept Team) since 2009, working closely with the National Weather Service as a severe weather spotter. He loved hunting, fishing, camping, hiking and many other outdoor activities.

He will be most remembered by his gentle heart and kindness to all he met. He offered himself to friends and neighbors and strangers alike and was willing to help in any way he could. On weekends, he enjoyed bonfires in the back yard and all the neighborhood kids were drawn to him, just like a moth, drawn to a flame. They loved him as much as he loved them.

In addition to his wife of 21 years and his parents, he is survived by his sister, Shannon C. Slaughter (Terry), Aurora, IN; nephew, Ethan Slaughter (Sarah); father-in-law, Lester “Wayne” Crump, Mt. Sterling. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Donald and Morine Hart; uncle, Jimmy Hart; mother-in-law, Kris Hart.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Friday at Johnson’s Funeral Home, conducted by Mike Billman. Visitation will be 12 PM till service time. A memorial service will be 3 PM Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Paris Landing State Park Pavilion. Visitation will b e 2 PM till service. time. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.