Josiah James Natole,16, of E. Township Road 124, Republic, passed away Sept. 11, 2007, as the result of an auto accident.
He was born March 27, 1991, in Oregon, Ohio, the son of Joseph P. and Debra K. (Pelton) Natole. Josiah was a sophomore at Seneca East High School. He enjoyed wrestling and track, lettering as freshman in wrestling. He was a loving son, brother, uncle and friend to many. He loved four-wheeling, truck pulls, car races at Attica Speedway and working with tools. He was energetic and outgoing with a great sense of humor, and a genuine concern for others.
Survivors include his parents, Joseph P. and Debra K. Natole of Republic; brothers, Joshua L. Logan of Bellevue, Jedidiah B. (Jennifer) Logan of Republic; sisters, Jaclyn C. VanHorn of Port Clinton and Jillyan K. Natole of Republic; paternal grandmother, Angeline D. "Tina" Natole of Bellevue; maternal grandmother, Barbara A. (Larry) Pelton-Gregory of Fremont; maternal grandfather, Paul Bryan (Karen) Pelton of Bellevue; paternal great-grandmother, Enith E. Lord of Fostoria; maternal great-grandmother, Esther Pelton of Fostoria; numerous aunts and uncles; a niece; three nephews and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Joseph James Natole; uncles, Mark Giamella and Paul Gregory Pelton; and a cousin, Kacie Natole.
Friends will be received from 1-3 and 4-6 p.m. Saturday in Foos and Son Funeral Home, 311 W. Main St., Bellevue, OH 44811, services will follow at 6:30 p.m.
Condolences available at foosandsonfuneralhome.com