Joshua Evan Dorval

  • Born: January 26, 1984
  • Died: November 3, 2011
  • Location: Sturtevant, Wisconsin

Wilson Funeral Home

1212 Lathrop Avenue
Racine, WI 53405
Tel. (262) 634-3361

Tribute & Message From The Family

Sturtevant – Joshua E. Dorval, 27, went home to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ on November 3, 2011.

Josh was born in Racine to Barrett and Leanne (nee: Hansen) Dorval on January 26, 1984. He was proud to have attended Gateway Technical College and was an Assistant Manager of Cousin's Subs.

Josh was a life long member of First Baptist Church. He loved nature; being outdoors, canoeing and camping. He was gifted at photography and had an affinity for cats. Josh was a bright and intelligent person with a great sense of humor. He was a loyal friend with an infectious smile. What was most important to him was his love for his family.

Josh is survived by his mother, Leanne (Gary) LaValle; his maternal grandmother, Lois Hansen; his sister, Alison Dorval; his brother, Ben (Erica) Dorval; two nephews, Barrett and Carlton Dorval; aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Barrett Rell Dorval and his other grandparents.

Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church, 3117 Lathrop Avenue, on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 10 am with Rev. Holly Anderle officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park Chapel. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the Wilson Funeral Home on Monday evening, November 7, 2011 from 5 until 8 pm and on Tuesday morning at the church from 9 am until the time of service.

Condolence & Memory Journal


I've been thinking about you a lot lately, Josh. I miss you so much. You were one of my true friends. I'd do anything to talk to you one more time. I know we'll cross paths again. Rest peacefully, brother.


Posted by Cory Borchart - Racine, WI - 15 year friend   August 24, 2012

I was shocked and saddened to here about Joshua, and we wish you only the best of memories regarding him. He was a wonderfully sensitive person who had much to offer us all.

The O'Brien Family

Posted by Jana and Ken O'Brien and Family - Sturtevant, WI - friend   November 09, 2011


Josh and I graduated together from Park High School. I remember him a a kind, loyal human being. You could not ask for a better person. RIP Josh and condolences to his family.

Posted by David Danner Jr - graduates   November 08, 2011

I will always remember Josh as a good man. He was a beautiful and caring person and he is going to be missed very much and will always be loved. My condolences go out to all his family and friends and you are all in my thoughts and prayers. This is a huge loss to all who knew him and to Josh's family, I'm soo sorry for your loss. Debbie Owens

Posted by Deborah Owens - Fulton, MS - very close friend   November 07, 2011

Dear Leanne and family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Terri Both

Posted by Terri Both - Racine, WI - Friend   November 06, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during the loss of your beloved Joshua. May he find peace and comfort in the arms of our Lord.

Posted by Bob and Juel Liebke - Waterford, WI   November 06, 2011

Leanne and Family:

I am so sorry about the passing of your dear son Josh. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


Diane Arndt Kamm

Posted by Diane Kamm - Racine, WI   November 05, 2011