Joshua P. Nern

Joshua Paul Nern, 41, of Frankfort, died September 18, 2020 at his home, unexpectedly.  He was born November 10, 1978 to Martin E. Nern & Teresa J. (Pollard) Harshbarger.

Josh lived in Troy, Ohio before moving to Frankfort.  He worked in construction.  Josh was very artistic, loved to draw and make things, loved fishing, listening to music, playing video games but his greatest joy was being with his family and children. There wasn’t a day that went by that he didn’t let them know how much they meant to him.

He is survived by his mother:  Teresa Harshbarger, 2 daughters:  Abigail Nern and Aryonna Nern, brother:  James (Amanda Cahoon) Nern, 2 sisters:  Chelsea & Cora Nern & their mother, Elizabeth Gibson, aunts:  Debbie (John) Kingham, Tina Zerkle, Paula (Ben) Mitchell and Michael Haney, nephew:  Brayden Nern, nieces:  Alayna Nern, Brooklyn, Rhyla and Ziya, dousins, Emily, Tyler and Casey, as well as many other cousins, extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Martin, his brothers, Justin & Brandon Nern, maternal grandparents, Marguerite and Paul Thorn & paternal grandparents, Rosalie and Carl Nern and an uncle Tim.

Funeral Services:

 A Celebration of Life will be held in Troy, Ohio at a later date.  Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort and Clinton County Crematory are assisting the family with arrangements.  Please visit, where you may share a personal message with the family.