Joshua Chapa

Prescott, Michigan
February 24, 1982 - July 17, 2017

Obituary Notice

Joshua Mark Chapa, age 35 of Prescott passed away suddenly in a tragic accident on Monday July 17, 2017. He was born on February 24, 1982 in Saginaw, MI. He served his country in the United States Army 82nd Airborne, Air Assault, and graduated top of his class in military training. Josh loved being outdoors, riding motorcycles, drawing, and most of all spending time with his children, loved ones and family.

Josh is survived by his 8 children, Jordan, April, Seth Chapa, mother (Stacy Chapa), Selena Chapa, mother (Jennifer Duvernois), Gabriel and Eli Chapa, mother (Anna Salazar), Josiah and Isabelle Chapa, mother and love of Josh’s life, Michelle Driscoll; his parents, Anastacio Chapa, III, and Valerie J. (Mark) Taylor; and his siblings, Anastacio (Tonette Ignacio) Chapa, IV, and Shannon (Milton) Thornton Jr.

A celebration of life and service has already taken place. Online condolences may be left for the family at


To Joshua's family and friends: I extend my sincere condolences. May you find comfort and strength in God's promise to end sickness, death, and pain forever. (Revelation 21:4)
— Dari Johnson
So sorry this young man had to lose his life to such a horrible accident. My prayers are with all of the family members and also the poor family of the person who happened to be unable to stop !!! So sad.

I lost my husband, at age 31 in a work related accident. It is so hard !
— Georgia Strutz

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