Josiah Kaelin Everest Sparks

7/18/1995 - 9/14/2017

Obituary Overview

Josiah Kaelin Everest Sparks


Sparks, Josiah Kaelin Everest – age 22 years of Cherry Brook.
Josiah was born July 18, 1995 in Halifax, NS. He was taken away from us too soon and was a well-mannered respectable young man. Kind, considerate, understanding and a very lovable young man.
He had a passion for cooking. Josiah was a member of the Cherry Brook United Baptist Church. He was baptized at the age of 12 and was a member of the Baptist Youth Fellowship (BYF). He also served as an assistant treasurer for the BYF and a church usher.
Survived by his parents Jamie and Richelle (Everest) Sparks of Antigonish; brother Kameron Sparks of Calgary; the love of his life Andraya Dixon of Dartmouth; maternal grandmother Janet Everest of Dartmouth; maternal grandfather Greg Everest (Mary) of Guysborough; paternal grandparents Deacon Emeritus Ralph and Deaconess Evelyn (Cain) Sparks of Cherry Brook; maternal great grandmother Barbara Rossiter of Halifax; God mother Holly Briand of Halifax; special brothers Ezekiel and Aaron Sparks; special sisters Gabrielle Everest, Juanisa Hill, Katherine and Kahla Lucas; special aunts Florienda and Cicely Sparks, C. Michele Lee, Heidi, Chelsey and Vanessa Everest and great aunt Marjorie Simmonds; also by a large extended circle of family and friends that will truly miss him.
Visitation will be held at Atlantic Funeral Homes, 771 Main Street, Dartmouth on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 7-9pm. Celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 1pm, Cherry Brook United Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Desmond officiating. Interment to take place in the Cherry Brook Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cherry Brook United Baptist Church.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.atlanticfuneralhomes.com (Dartmouth Chapel)

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Funeral Details

  • Visitation

    Atlantic Funeral Home

    Event Times

    9/19/2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

  • Memorial Service

    Cherry Brook United Baptist Church

    Event Times

    9/20/2017 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Interment

    Cherry Brook United Baptist Church

    Event Times

    9/20/2017 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

  • Reception

    Cherry Brook United Baptist Church

    Event Times

    9/20/2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Posted by Valerie Ann MacKenzie | 10/22/2017

Dear Richelle and Family: I was away for most of the summer. I was so very sorry to hear about the loss of your son, Josiah Kaelin. My sincere sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your son. I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless. Sincerely, Valerie Ann

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Posted by Lisa & Richard Tamargo | 10/14/2017

Dear Richelle and Jamie, We just learned of the passing of your beloved son. We offer our deepest condolences for this terrible loss.

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