On Wednesday Oct.19th,2022 Joshua Spencer-John Thomas our loved and cherished husband, son, brother, friend and father of 3 beautiful children passed on to the other side at the age of 42. Born Sept. 26th 1980 at home in Flagstaff, Az. to Spencer Thomas and Jacalyn Riley. He always had a good work ethic. starting at age 12 working jobs he could find and saving his money which continued his whole life. Always a self-employed entrepreneur. At 19 Josh was a seeker of spiritualism and knowledge. On August 27th, 2005, he married the love of his life Pristina McCord. They had many adventures together, they raised 3 beautiful children, Noah, Emma, and Nathan, whom he cherished. He was known for his intellect, quick wit , his smile, love for his family, desire to learn and accomplished what he learned. He always had a project going; loved to travel to new places, was an avid skier, and drummer in his younger years, fishing, gold panning, camping, bike riding, and gardening. A true man at heart. He was health conscious and made sure his family was too. Loved music and would play us the best tunes from his playlist. Was happiest with time spent with his family. Josh was proceeded in death by his father Spencer Dafoe Thomas Oct. 29th 2012, father-in-law Brian McCord Dec.4 th,2021,and cousin Lisa Scharba Jan. 7 th, 2020. He is survived by his wife Pristina, 3 children, Noah, Emma, and Nathan, his mother Jacalyn Riley, sisters, Carli ( nephew Theo),and Renee, brother Josef, Aunt Mary, cousin Laura, amongst many cousins, nieces , nephews, brother and sister-in-law, and mother-in -law Wendy McCord in the Chico area. We will always carry him in our hearts.
celebration of life will be Saturday Nov. 12th at 12040 Creekside Court at 1 p.m. Take Honeyrun to Creekside Court . Please bring your favorite dish as this is a potluck. A 2nd celebration of life in Sandpoint, Idaho , will be announced in late spring. We will always hold him dear to our hearts.