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Joshua Sowders

August 29, 1977 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 43)

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Joshua Sowders, the son of Larry Sowders and the late Jewel (Jones) Broadhurst, was born August 29, 1977 in Taylor County, KY and departed this life on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in Louisville at the Norton Hospital. He was 43 years of age.

          He was a former factory worker and was of the Christian Faith.

          Joshua loved his family and friends, but most of all, his kids. He enjoyed fishing and helping those in need.

          He is survived by his wife: Shawn (Akin) Sowders of Campbellsville; his father and step-mother: Larry and Cathy Sowders of New Albany, IN, three children: Nathan Sowders, Kai Sowders and Joshua Sowders, Jr, all of Campbellsville; a brother and three sisters: Todd Sowders and wife Kim of Louisville, Kim Schmidt and husband Alfred of Starlight, IN, Dawn Baise and husband Tony of Madison, WI and Jewel Jones and husband Ruben Southern of Jeffersonville, IN; his grandmother: Mary Jones; his mother-in-law: Angie Akin of Campbellsville; his father-in-law: Larry Akin; his sister-in-law: Tracy Montgomery all of Campbellsville and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

          Besides his mother, he is preceded in death by a son: Jaxson Sowders.

The funeral service for Joshua Sowders will be Monday, January 25, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

Family requests a WALK-THRU visitation on Monday after 10:00 A.M. until time for the service.


Memorials are suggested to the funeral expense fund, which can be made at the funeral home.



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January 25, 2021

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718

Funeral Service
January 25, 2021

1:00 PM
LR Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1765 New Columbia Road
Campbellsville, KY 42718


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