Joshua Paul Keller
January 29, 1993 – July 13, 2018
Joshua Paul Keller, born January 29, 1993, passed away peacefully on July 13, 2018. He is survived by his loving and caring parents, Jerry and Dana Mayeux Keller, grandmother, Gloria Keller, and his Aunts and Uncles; Cynthia Smith (late Robert), Chris Keller, Dwayne Mayeux (Dianne), and Darrin Keller (Nettie). He is also survived by his first cousins, Derek Mayeux (Kasi), Deborah Mayeux Dinino (Jeffrey), Christina Smith Touro (Eric), Brandon Smith (Amanda), and Darrin Keller Jr. (Melanie) as well as many other cousins and family members. He is preceded in death by his sister, Jenna Keller, his grandparents; Melvin Keller, Gerard Mayeux, and Betty Mayeux, and his great-great Aunt, Irene Hebert. Joshua graduated from Destrehan High School in 2014. He was a member of God’s Special Children Bell Choir at St. Francis Xavier Church in New Orleans, a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church in Norco, and a member of the Arc of St. Charles, and he was a proud winner of the Cox Hero Award. Joshua touched so many lives, he was a true fighter, and a blessing to his family and all who knew him. He will be greatly missed and never forgotten. The family wishes the thank Cynthia Smith, she was not only an Aunt to Joshua, but a loving caregiver, and also Ochsner Main Campus Hospital for their compassion and care. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 401 Spruce St. Norco, LA, on Thursday, July 19, 2018 beginning at 10 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12, noon with burial to follow at St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery in Destrehan, LA. In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred. An online guestbook is available to sign at www.HCAlexanderFuneralHome.com.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
401 Spruce St., Norco, LA 70079
- Visitation Thursday, July 19, 2018
- Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, July 19, 2018
Joshua Paul Keller
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Reuben Klibert Jr.
July 19, 2018
My heartfelt condolences go out to the Keller family during this time of grief. What a wonderful life Jousha shared with everyone he touched. To my close friend Jerry and his wife may your son Rest In Peace with our Lord. God Bless and know your son is smiling down on you guys. With love, Reuben Klibert Jr.
July 18, 2018
My deepest sympathies to you and your family. You are all in my prayers. May your son rest in peace and love.
July 17, 2018
I am so very sorry. I loved him so very much and thought about him often even after all these years. I loved being his 4th grade teacher at Norco. His smile lit up my classroom. I remember how he loved to participate in morning meeting. He was such an inspiration to me. I will never forget him. As a young teacher, he taught me so much that year and so did you, Mrs. Dana. Sending lots of prayers and hugs to you. I am so sorry. See you soon.
Ronnie and Monica Mayeaux
July 17, 2018
Joshua's life brought this family the experience and feeling of true love and dedication. Dana and Jerry were the parents we all dream of being to our kids. He will be missed and always remembered as a ray of light for all that had the honor of knowing him.
July 15, 2018
Joshua tugged on the heart of every person that he came in contact with. He was a gift from heaven and was truly special to all of us. How awesome that he is with the Lord and he has been healed!! Much love to Dana and Jerry.