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Joshua Ellis Prestage

February 8, 1972 — January 15, 2020

Joshua Ellis Prestage, Sr. age 47, of Cleveland, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at his home in Cleveland.  

He was born on February 08, 1972, in Cleveland to Larry Ellis and Billie Darline (Butts) Prestage. He graduated Cleveland High School in 1990 and attended Mississippi State University before coming home to help his dad with Cummins Plumbing Service. Joshua was a member of the Cleveland Church of Christ and had also attended Morrison Chapel Baptist Church. Josh loved his family and most importantly, he loved his son Eli and spending time with him. Joshua loved to hunt, fish and shoot his handguns. He will be missed by his friends and family.

He is survived by son, Joshua "Eli" Ellis Prestage, II of Carrollton, MS.  Parents, Billie Darline & Bill Cummins of Boyle, MS.  Brother, Wilson Cummins of Boyle, MS, best friend, Mandy McCluskey of Carrollton, MS. and three aunts, Monica Prestage, Bonita Lyons, and  Eva Cummins and uncle Larry and Diane Cummins.

A Celebration of Life Funeral Service will be held Monday, January 20, 2020, 5:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM till 5:00 PM preceding the service with Reverend David Horton officiating.

Honorary pallbearers are Wade Holland, Gilbert Lopez, Shea Skeen, Abel Ferretti, and Hugh Krutz.

The family request that memorial contributions be given to Morrison Chapel Baptist Church 116 Morrison Chapel Road Cleveland, MS 38732.

 Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be signed at

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Monday, January 20, 2020

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

New Cleveland Cemetery

N Bayou Rd, Cleveland, MS

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