Joshua Stephens of Plainwell, MI passed away on Feb 26, 2017 at the age of 39. He was born to Robert Stephens of Allegan and Patricia Vote (Ralph) Rybicki. Joshua graduted from Martin High School in 1996. On March 23, 2003 he married Loraine Owen. They raised 3 children; Carissa Stephens, Joshua and Chad Cowels. Joshua received his Associates degree from KVCC in 2010 and his Bachelor's Degree in Biological Science from WMU in 2014. Joshua was employed at Pharm Optima in Portage as a research assistant. He was preceded in death by his stepmother Jan (Dunham) Stephens, grandparents; Jack Vote, Al and Doris Stephens, mother-in-law Cheryl Littlejohn. Surviving family includes grandparents; Richard and Nancy Montgomery and Beth Vote. As well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and other family. Besides the love's of his life he loved Michigan Football. Celebration of life will be at the Otsego VFW on Sunday, March 19th from 3-7pm.