Joshua J. Webb (40) of Effingham


Published on June 1 2012 3:34 pm

Joshua J. Webb, 40, of Effingham, IL, went to be with our Lord at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2012 at his home.

Celebration of Life services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Watson Baptist Church, Watson, with the Pastor Kent Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in Watson Cemetery, Watson, IL. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Thursday prior to the service at the church. Johnson Funeral Home, Effingham, is in charge of arrangements.  Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be left at

Joshua was born on August 7, 1971 in Effingham, IL, the son of Joseph D. and Nancy L. (Dickerson) Webb.  Josh was a member of Watson Baptist Church, Watson. He enjoyed computers, reading, and his friends. Josh loved his nieces and nephews. He was a very optimistic man.

Josh is survived by his mother, Nancy L. (Bill) Holland of Effingham; father, Joseph D. (Judy) Webb of Baker City, OR; son, Jacob; brothers, Brad Holland of Sullivan, Nathan L. (Stephanie) Webb of Effingham, and Jared D. Webb of Effingham; sisters, Michelle (Jef) Liddiard of Sullivan, Lela A. Webb of Effingham, Miranda B. Webb of Baker City, OR, Katie L. (Jeff) Shelton of St. Elmo, and K. Casey (Eric) Stanford of Camas, WA; grandparents, Dale and Hilda Webb of Effingham; grandmothers, Pat Glendy of Mountain View, AR and Roberta Larkins of Sullivan; and loving nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Floyd and Bernice “Katie” Dickerson; and grandfathers, Kyle Glendy and H.L. “Red” Holland.