Joshua Allen Dyess, age 28, of Hot Springs, passed from this life on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, at his home. He was born on Feb. 22, 1985, in Hot Springs, the son of Steve and Vicky Walton Dyess. Joshua was a carpenter and a member of Saginaw Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bruce Dyess, Martha Lloyd and R.T. Walton.
Joshua is survived by his father, Steve Dyess, of Bismarck; his mother and step-father, Vicky and Mike Scott of Okolona; his sister, Jennifer (Leslie) Smithpeters of Okolona; step-sister, Mikayla Scott of Hot Springs; grandparents, Bob and Jean Cansler of Bismarck; step-grandmother, Barbara Scott of Arkadelphia; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, Oct. 24, at Caney Cemetery, with Bro. Alan Cansler officiating. There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to Caney Cemetery Fund or Saginaw Missionary Baptist Church.
Final arrangements are entrusted to The Welch Funeral Home of Arkadelphia. Visit www.welchfh.net to sign the online guestbook.