Joshua Basala Obituary: Joshua Basala passed away from suicide on Wednesday afternoon, November 1st, 2023, according to the fundraising page created by Josh’s firstborn, Bailey Basala to help cover the cost of his funeral expenses.
Joshua Basala GoFundMe
My dad was our sole provider for our family for our entire lives so it will be difficult trying to adjust our lives to live without him. Our family was not prepared for the high cost of a funeral, and during this difficult time, we are reaching out to the community for help.” The fundraising page organized to raise $20,000 has raised the sum of $24,180 at the time of this publication. To donate to the family, click on GoFundMe.
Who was Joshua Basala?
Joshua Basala was a longtime resident of Moline, Illinois, and a beloved son to Joni Basala and a brother to Brandon Mrazek. He went to Sherrard High School and Moline High School, according to his social media profile. He was loved and cherished by his children and his wife Tiffany Basala.
He was the owner of Olde Town Heating & Air and owner of The Sneaker Vault. Joshua and his son Bailey held a grand opening for The Sneaker Vault in 2020 during a pandemic. There are hundreds of pairs of sneakers inside the store on Avenue of the Cities, from Jordans to Yeezys, new and lightly used. Joshua says he’s had a love of sneakers nearly his whole life and says the Quad Cities needed a store like this.
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