Joshua L. "Fat Boy" Colburn

Died Nov. 22, 2018


Joshua L. “Fat Boy” Colburn, 36, of Mio passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, in Bay City.

Joshua was born in Sandusky on Dec. 10, 1981, to David Colburn and Sarah Haynes. He moved to Mio when he was in the sixth grade and graduated from Mio High School with the class of 2000. Joshua graduated with an associate degree in physical science from Kirtland Community College. He worked as a machinist for H.B. Carbide of Lewiston for the last 13 years and was a volunteer firefighter in Luzerne for the past three years. Joshua enjoyed darts, pool and volleyball.

Joshua is survived by his mother, Sarah (Bob) Daniels of Bellaire; his father, David Colburn of Ubly; his sister, Elizabeth Marsh (Grant Shephard) of Mio; his nieces, Lexus Marsh and Emma Shephard; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his nephew, Taylor Marsh; and his grandmother, Deana Colburn.

Visitation will be Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, from 4-8 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, and again Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 10 a.m. until the funeral services at 11 a.m., also at Lashley Funeral Home, with Pastor Chris Bones officiating. Interment will follow the service at Kittle Cemetery, Mio.

Memorial donations may be made to Hunter’s Hope Foundation, 21 Princeton Place, Suite 12, P.O. Box 643, Orchard Park, NY 14127, or at

Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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