Joshua “Josh” Ray Dillard, age 36, of Elkhart, left this world for his eternal home in heaven on Sunday, the 16th day of September, 2018. He was born in Tyler, Texas to Virgil Dillard and Pam Potts Dillard on the 12th day of April, 1982. Josh worked for Aveda Transportation and Energy Services. He had a passion for fishing and was a NASCAR fan. Josh was very loving and caring; he never met a stranger. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Josh is survived by his mother, Pam Dillard; father, Virgil Dillard and stepmother Tammy; grandmother, Katherine Tucker; grandfather, William Pervis; daughter, McKenzie Rae Dillard; sisters, Brandi Preston and husband Jacob of Van, Texas, Megan Dixon of Elkhart, Texas; and a brother, Jeffery Pervis and wife Brooklyn of Fairfield, Texas.
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from six o’clock until eight o’clock in the evening on Thursday, the 20th day of September, 2018 in the Rhone Memorial Chapel.
Funeral services for Josh Ray Dillard will be conducted at eleven o’clock in the morning on Friday, the 21st day of September, 2018 in the Rhone Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ray officiating. Interment will follow in Pilgrim Cemetery, officiated by Sister Amanda Malone.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Adam Warren, David Corley, Darrell Mack, Chris Kaiser, J.R. Bond and Wes Huffines.
Funeral services for Joshua “Josh” Ray Dillard are in care of Rhone Funeral Home, 3900 S. State Highway 19, Palestine, Texas.