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Joshua Mellor

June 8, 1982 - September 27, 2021

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Josh beloved husband of Miranda (Fraser) Mellor and father to Georgia (3) and Mila (3 months). Son of Jeannie and Mark Mellor, brother to Sara Phillips (Tom), and amazing uncle to Hayley. Son in law to Gordon and Marilyn Fraser, brother in law to Scott and Kristine Fraser and uncle to Ainsley and Emery. Grandson to Angela Mills (Idaho), nephew to Eileen Mellor, Bill Mellor, Sheri and Larry Farr (Washington State), Greg and Lynda Mills (Idaho), several cousins, and many great Aunts and Uncles.

Predeceased by his Grandparents John and Betty (Woods)Mellor, Grandfather Sherrild Mills (Idaho). Josh also leaves behind several wonderful friends, farmers, customers, and his dog Oreo.

Josh was born and raised in the Cowichan Valley to a pioneer farming family. He went to Cowichan Secondary School where he graduated in 2001. He won the AutoSkills Championship in BC, and through that won a full scholarship to BCIT where he attended Heavy Duty Mechanics. He attended VIU for his last couple of years graduating as a red seal heavy duty mechanic in 2007. Josh then spent a year travelling around Australia and working on farms there. He returned home and started Mellor Mobile Mechanical, working on equipment, both locally and in the Yukon.

Josh met Miranda his future wife in 2011, and was immediately smitten. They were married on the family farm June 7, 2014. Like in their wedding song lyrics “I’ll do anything with you anywhere”, they were always up for an adventure together.

On September 29, 2019 they happily welcomed their first bundle of joy, sweet Georgia. Then on June 9, 2021 they welcome their second beautiful daughter our little Miss Mila. Josh really loved being a dad to his girls, and a husband to Miranda, these girls were his world.

Josh’s passion was farming and everything related. His summers were spent making hay and fixing equipment.

Josh will be greatly missed by many. He held his many friendships very close to his heart. He was very shocked at the outpouring of community support for him and his family, and wanted to thank everyone for their involvement.

Josh contracted the Delta Variant of Covid the last few days in August and ended up in Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC. We were so blessed to have the most wonderful, caring, compassionate staff in the ICU and would like to thank each and every one of them for their valiant efforts to save Josh.

There will be a private family service with a Celebration of Life when this pandemic is under control .

 

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From: Andre and Margaret St Cyr

We are deeply saddened to hear of Josh’s passing. Our hearts go out to all the family.

From: Glenda Atcheson
Relation: Friend

Our family is heartbroken over the loss of the Josh!
Sincerest condolences to Miranda, Georgia, baby Mila, and the Mellor/Frazer families.

From: Dave s
Relation: Friend.

Hey sorry to hear the sad news. Very unfortunate for the wife and children to lose a partner and father at such a young age. Something that was preventable and should not have happened. I am sad, please remember your children and don’t be the next josh.

From: Donna Hikichi

My deepest heartfelt condolences to you all. Know that you are all in our thoughts at this very difficult time.

From: Fran West
Relation: Née Gadsden

We are so sorry for his loss and thankyou to his family for sharing his difficulty and untimely death…..so others will have vaccines.❤️❤️❤️❤️

From: Steve & Leah Bruinsma
Relation: Friend and Neighbours

So sorry to hear of Josh’s passing , and are heart goes out to Josh’s , wife girls and family’s

From: Linda and Jane
Relation: Friend

Our heartfelt condolences to the families of Josh. We have known Josh for many years as he was our “hay guy!” Always great visits and a few beers on delivery day, and advise over the years. Honest and hardworking and full of life. We will miss you Josh.

From: Fred and Carol Barton(McCahon)
Relation: former neighbors of his grandparents from our neighborhood on Herd Rd and schoolmates of his dad and siblings

To all the Mellor family and their friends:
We send our deepest sympathy in the loss of Joshua. Our hearts and thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mark,Eileen,& Bill we are thinking of you. To his lovely wife Miranda and their children, we pray God comfort and sustain you and that your community surround you and help you and comfort you. On behalf of all the McCahon family.

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