In Memory of Joshua Keahey


Joshua Keahey

January 28, 2003 - April 2, 2006

Joshua Bryce Keahey was born January 28, 2003, in Athens, Texas, the son of James Bryce Keahey and Laura Lynn Peek Keahey. He lived most of his life in Wills Point. From the time of his birth, he suffered from a rare heart defect called Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome.

On November 17, 2005, Joshua received a heart transplant from a little 5-year old girl named Kelly Corbly. He endured many months in the hospital during his short life.

Joshua after heart transplant

He passed away (obituary) early Sunday morning, April 2, 2006 at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and was buried at White Rose Cemetery in Wills Point, Texas on April 5, 2006. Pastor Shawn Williams of Wills Point Church of Christ conducted his funeral service.