We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Middletown Chapel
Joshua David Kreitl "aka Ada", 48, of Anderson, Indiana passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022. He was born January 22, 1974 in Indianapolis to Joseph C. and Jennifer S. (Norris) Kreitl.
Josh was a 1992 graduate from Colonial Christian High School where he played basketball. He later earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Indiana University/Purdue University-Indianapolis. Josh lived his life in the fast lane. He loved riding his motorcycle, ATV, boat and any type of water sport but mainly slalom skiing. He lived 22 years in Orlando, Florida before returning to Indiana in 2014 to spend more time with his parents and family. He was previously employed at FedEx for over 20 years and currently at Phoenix Financial Services. Josh adored being with his family but especially his nieces and nephews. He brought lots of laughter with his fantastic storytelling. He was active in the recovery community and loved helping others. He had a strong faith in God. Josh was a leader in every area of his life as people were naturally drawn to his sweet and sensitive spirit, his hard work, dependability, loyalty, and caring personality. He was generous, attentive, had a listening ear, was honest, loved to laugh and a true PROTECTOR of his tribe.
He is survived by his parents, Joe and Jenny Kreitl; siblings, Kate Kreitl-Rice, Nate Kreitl, Ben (Tami) Kreitl, Beth Kreitl (Kevin Espirito), Emily (Jeremy) Kreitl-Allen, Rose (Mark) Kreitl-Wittleder, Ginger (Brady) Heyne, Dan (Alyssa) Kreitl and Grace Kreitl; nieces and nephews, Cameron, Sophia, Joey, Jake, Adrian, Adelyn, Drew, Sadie, Evie, June, Liam, George, Oliver, Magnolia, Allie, Atticus and Annabelle; several aunts, uncles and cousins and his constant pitbull companion, Jaxson.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Woody and Virginia Norris; paternal grandparents, Charles and Dorothy Kreitl and his aunt, Kelly Grimes.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Middletown Church of the Nazarene, 698 North 5th St. Middletown, IN 47356. Friends may gather from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be sent to House of Hope-Anderson: https://www.andhouseofhope.org/donate, or CTE Research: https://www.classy.org/give/312896/#!/donation/checkout. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard & Sons Funeral Home.