Center Ossipee, NH
Joshua David Libby 44, of Center Ossipee, NH, passed away on November 20, 2022. Josh was born the second child of David R. Libby of Porter, ME and Darlene A. Eldridge of Ctr. Ossipee on October 4, 1978 in Laconia, NH.
He attended local grammar school, Kingswood Regional High School and was one of the first graduates of the Lakeside Academy. Josh worked at John F. Chick and Son’s while finishing his diploma. After graduation, he worked for Bickford’s Lumber. Over the years he worked at several businesses throughout the Lakes Region including: Gray and Thompson Concrete, David Goodson Building, Madison Lumber, and was currently employed by Scott Milligan Builders of which he worked for several years.
Josh loved hanging out and four wheeling with his friends. He enjoyed spending time with his large family, especially time with his Gramp. His dog, “Hank” was his best friend. It was the Hank and Josh show. They would often take walks in the woods and go to his favorite swimming hole on Lovells River.
He was well known throughout the area for his friendliness and his natural ability to tell funny stories. You could find him cruising around town in one of his pickup trucks, hunting, fishing, ice racing, and snowboarding. He was the encyclopedia of wrestling fans. He shared his love of watching wrestling with his Gramp.
Josh is survived by mother Darlene Eldridge and Tim of Ctr. Ossipee, NH. Father David Libby and Cindy of Porter, ME. Grandparents Jeanette Eldridge of Ctr. Ossipee, and Robert Sterling of Rouses Point, NY. Brother Chris Libby and his wife Melissa of Hooksett, NH and their son Christopher. Brother Zach Libby and his wife Kellsey of Sandwich, NH and their children Cole, Emma, and Paisley. Numerous aunts, uncles, step siblings, cousins and their families. Predeceased by his maternal grandparents Norman Eldridge Sr. and Marie Sterling, paternal grandparents Carol and Arthur Cook, Randy and Catherine Libby. Also, his beloved dog, Hank.
Visiting hours are Friday November 25, 2022 at 6:00 – 8:00 pm Lords Funeral Home Ctr. Ossipee. Service Saturday November 26, 2022 at 11:00 am Moultonville Methodist Church, Center Ossipee, NH. There will be a celebration of life following the service at Rivers Edge Grill and Tavern in Ctr. Ossipee.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to an animal rescue charity of your choice in the name of Hank.