Joshua Chuncey Harvey, 33 formerly of Peoria, Illinois passed away on Sunday, January 16th, 2022 at Sunset Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.
He was born in August 21st, 1988 in Peoria, Illinois to Regina Harvey Perkins and H Hughes.
Joshua is survived by his daughter Audreyana Harvey; his mother Regina Perkins of Northern, IL; five brothers, Craig Perkins (Natalie) of Summit Point, WV, Lenin Perkins (Lisa) of Detroit, MI; Craig Harvey, Cazman Jackson and Laron Harvey, all of Northern, IL ; as well as many beloved, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends including: a special niece Breyona Harvey; special sister/cousins Felicha Brown and Latrica Harvey; loving aunts Diane Delanie, Juanita Williams, Sherry Harvey, Lucretia Thornton, Kem Beverly, Michelle Harvey, Stephanie Russell and Myra Johnson; a Godmother Vanessa Lowry; lifelong friends, Tyler ”T-mill” Russell and Lonnie Scales; and loving girlfriend April Cobos.
He was preceded in death by his father Gregory Perkins who raised him; grandparents, Mildred Thornton, Lenell Thornton Sr., Richard Harvey Sr and Venida Perkins.
Since childhood, Joshua was an ambitious individual having a heart for anything marketing related. He graduated from Richwoods High School in Peoria Illinois class 2006 and later attended Illinois Central College. In 2015 he received a real estate certification from Jim Maloof realty. Years later, he became a marketing sales manager in Las Vegas NV. In his spare time, he enjoyed talking about stocks and investments, real estate and anything related to finances. At a young age, Joshua accepted Jesus Christ.
Joshua has always been a people’s person and with a contagious smile to match. He had the natural ability to befriend anyone. Joshua often provided assistance to others who were in need whether they be a loved one or a stranger. Aside from helping others, Joshua was a natural comedian, being able to make just about anyone in his presence laugh. Being a fan of anything comedy related, he was a lifelong fan of the show “The Simpsons”.
Josh had many fond memories. He often reminisced about the love and time spent with his parents. Josh often talked about how his father Greg would take him to martial arts classes and having movie night with his mother Regina. Josh was also very fond of his old brothers and cousins and the moments he spent with them. In addition, he cherished growing up with the family dog Woowoo Gandhi.
However, the most important aspect of Joshua, was the love he had for his daughter Audreyana, whom he protected, sheltered and provided unconditional love.
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