COMANCHE — A memorial service for Joshua Dean McDearmon, 35, of Gustine, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29 at First Baptist Church of Gustine, under the direction of Comanche Funeral Home.

He died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017.

He was born on Sept. 24, 1982, at Seton Hospital in Austin.

Survivors include one daughter, Chloe Annabella McDearmon, 7, and one son, Beau Alexander McDearmon, 5, of Copperas Cove; his mom, Pamela Thompson Tatum and dad, Monte D. Tatum, of Gustine; his father and step-mother, Roy Del and Belia McDearmon of Austin; half-brother, Kelly Ross McDearmon of Temple; aunts and uncles, James and Pat Jennings of Austin, Debbie Cope of Whitesboro, James and Shirley Thompson of Cisco, Mark and Shannon Thompson of Early, Paul and Cindy Thompson of Highland, Illinois, Doyce and Lil Nelson of Zephyr and Nell Way of Stephenville; and numerous other relatives, including cousins and many friends and acquaintances.

He was preceded in death by his half-brother, Quentin McDearmon; grandparents, J.R. and Geneva Thompson, Horace McDearmon and Gene McDearmon Pettit; uncle, Ted Andrew Thompson; and aunt, Billie McNutt.