GARCIA, Joshua Lee

February 11, 1984 – October 5, 2022

Joshua Lee Garcia was a caring partner, father, son, brother, & friend. He left this world suddenly on October 5th, 2022 at the age of 38.

He was born to Patty & Manuel in Canmore, Alberta on February 11th, 1984. Josh is survived by his partner Cassie, & beloved daughter Ava. Parents, Patty & Manuel (Lynda), by his younger brother, Justin. Josh was predeceased by his cherished Grandparents Olga & Manuel Sr. Garcia, & Katie Marinoski. Aunts & Uncles, Rick, Gerry, Libby & Rachel.  

Josh loved spending time outdoors in the mountains and grasslands enjoying his off-road vehicle and sport shooting. He was fond of adventuring & creating special memories with his daughter Ava, family and friends. Josh enjoyed travelling, on a recent trip to Kelowna he discovered his love for ice wines and a good charcuterie board. 

A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 1:00 PM on October 23rd, 2022 at the Beapré Community Hall, on the corner of Highway 40 North and Beapré Creek Road. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Canadian Centre for Men & Families Alberta or Painted Warriors on his behalf.  

Arrangements entrusted to Alison (Allie) Van Arnam, Funeral Director

Cochrane Country Funeral Home – – 403-932-1039

  1. On October 18, 2022 at 2:35 pm Anita & Brad McFeeters Said:

    Sincere condolences to Patty, Manuel, Justin and families. May your memories of Josh keep your heart full.
    Anita & Brad

  2. On October 18, 2022 at 5:55 pm Carole Glenn Kirstie and AmyLee Nelson Said:

    Our hearts break for you all. Sending you love, hugs, strength, and our sincere condolences on Josh’s passing. With time we hope your many beloved memories will give you some comfort and solace. Love to you all.

  3. On October 19, 2022 at 10:10 pm Angela ogawa Said:

    I’m so incredibly sorry for your loss. I will always remember Josh’s warm smile and happy go lucky attitude… my heart aches for your family. Sending all my love your way.

  4. On October 20, 2022 at 7:00 am Ken & Carol Agar Said:

    We are sorry for your loss. In time we hope the happy memories will again make you smile and fill your heart.

  5. On October 20, 2022 at 7:10 am Rob VanderLee (Mr. Van) Said:

    So sorry. I appreciated Josh as a student in my classes. He will be missed and remembered very fondly.

  6. On October 20, 2022 at 9:53 am Lorne & Juanita Schlachter Said:

    Our deepest sympathy for your family!! No words seem to help such a loss but we want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers!!❤️

  7. On October 20, 2022 at 10:59 am Robyn Simpson Said:

    Absolutely heartbroken to hear this news. Thoughts and love sent to you all. Josh was a great friend and neighbor and will be dearly missed.

  8. On October 20, 2022 at 1:14 pm Ronda Krasnodemski Said:

    My heart goes out to you, Manuel, Lynda, Patty, Justin, and Ava. I know this is a devastating loss for you, and I hope in time that the pain will lessen and be replaced by the fondest memories of Josh. He will be missed by a lot of people.

  9. On October 20, 2022 at 6:17 pm Jan and Brian Thompson Said:

    Words cannot express our sadness to hear of Josh’s passing. Our sincere condolences to all of the families. We will remember Josh with fondness and smile when we think back on his childhood, watching him grow up on our street, and then into the fine man he became. We are thinking of you, and hope time will bring peace to your hearts.

  10. On October 21, 2022 at 1:04 pm Ron & Laurie Court Said:

    We are so sad to hear of your loss. I remember Josh growing up in Exshaw and always with a smile. hold your memories close in your heart. Most sincere condolences to yo7 all.

  11. On October 21, 2022 at 1:47 pm Susan M Powell Said:

    So very sorry for your loss.
    Sending a prayer and a hug.

  12. On October 25, 2022 at 2:27 pm Linda Geals Said:

    So very sorry to hear of Josh’s passing. Hugs and big love to all that loved him.

  13. On October 26, 2022 at 11:24 am Stan and Tracy Wadden Said:

    We were so sorry to hear about the passing of your son , Joshua. We know there are no words to help you through this time as we know what you are going through. Prayers and hugs to all your family

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