Josha K. “Josh” Bartal, 25, of Lebanon, passed away unexpectedly on February 18, 2023, as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
Born in Harrisburg, he was a son of Kevin J. Bartal, and wife, Llara, of Lebanon, and Kelly Nissley, of Halifax.
Josh was a graduate of Lebanon High School and worked for Home Depot in Lebanon as a stock assistant with inventory logistics. He enjoyed playing video games and was a very creative person. At a young age, he collected swords and knives and recently enjoyed woodworking and carpentry.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by five siblings, Rylan Troxel, Owen Bartal, Parker Bartal, Katie Bartal, and Jewel Bartal; paternal grandparents, Doug and Sharon Bartal, of Myerstown, maternal grandparents, Connie Nissley, of Jonestown, and James and Eleanor Lyter, of Lebanon; paternal great-grandmother, Betty Bartal; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and best friend/cousin, Astraea Light.
Josh was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Michael Nissley.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. from Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, 5 Camp Meeting Rd., Jonestown. Burial will be private. A visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. until the time of his service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House of Central PA, https://www.rmhc-centralpa.org/