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Funeral Service

Wilson High School
Friday June 3rd, 2022

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James Memorial Cemetery
Friday June 3rd, 2022

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Joshua McPherson

Mr. Joshua Kendell McPherson , an Angel granted by God, affectionally known as “Big Bubba,” was born March 21, 2005 to Alicia McPherson and Marcus Kelly in Florence, South Carolina. On Sunday, May 29, 2022, Joshua transitioned to his resting place at Conway Regional Medical Center, in Conway, South Carolina. Although our time was cut short, our hearts will forever be filled with joy and honor because we were able to be graced with his presence for seventeen (17) years.

Joshua attended Wilson High School and was ecstatic for the Fall 2023 football year. Joshua, a middle linebacker was well known within the football community.

Joshua was preceded in death by his maternal great grandmother, Ruby McCall; paternal great grandmother, Flossie Kelly; and a special uncle, Corey Groover.

Joshua leaves to cherish precious memories: a daughter, Jayda London McPherson; Jayda’s mother, Niyah Wilson; his parents, Alicia McPherson (Alonzo Jeffery) and Marcus Kelly; two brothers, Jalen McPherson and Johnathan McPherson; three sisters, Madison McPherson, Ariel Kelly and Isabella Hinestroza; maternal great grandparents, Elder Eddie (Bobbie) Gregg, Sr.; paternal great grandparents, Alberta (Earnest) Gordon and Barbara W. Lee; maternal grandparents, Cynthia Gregg and David McPherson; paternal grandparents, Theresa Kelly and Marcus R. Williamson; maternal great uncle, Eddie Gregg, Jr.; maternal aunts, Ava McPherson and April (Wendell) King, who loved him dearly; paternal aunts, Marqutte Sellers and Tatiana Speight; paternal uncles, David Lee, Lawanda Sellers and Ty Stuckey; special cousins/sisters, Alaysia McPherson and Lauren McPherson; six best friends, Travion Ross, Curtis Henderson, Cavari  Butler, Tae Johnson, Marion Robinson, and Daissem Hargrove; a special uncle, Kelly Bostick;  a special friend, Madison; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Please keep the family of Joshua Kendell "Big Bubba" McPherson in your thoughts and prayers.

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A candle was lit in memory of Joshua McPherson

Miranda Stephens Jun 23 2022 12:21 PM

I taught him in sixth grade and wished that he would have been able to live up to the full potential that I saw in him. I know that he will be deeply missed by everyone close to him.

Jeremy Saunders Jun 5 2022 9:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joshua McPherson

Errnestine Lewis Grice Jun 4 2022 1:10 AM

My deepest condolences to the families of Joshua McPherson. May God comfort and keep you.

Yolanda L. Milledge and Family

Yolanda L Milledge Jun 3 2022 10:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joshua McPherson

Gwen James Jun 3 2022 8:05 PM

My prayers are with you all! I didn’t realize this was your son Alicia! May God grant you comfort and justice is served! Love and praying for you all

from the Lewis family (from St Matthew’s Florence)

Brandon Lewis Jun 3 2022 8:03 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joshua McPherson

Pam Smith Jun 3 2022 7:37 PM

Sharing love and sadden hearts with family and friends for this loss at this young age.. In Gods care now and he will give us strength for our daily walk without him for us to physically touch. God will keep him in our hearts and memory with love everyday

Johnny Brown Jun 3 2022 2:14 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joshua McPherson

Sheila smith of Philadelphia Jun 3 2022 12:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joshua McPherson

Carmen Gregg Jun 3 2022 12:25 PM

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