Joseph Dakota âKotyâ Huston, 21, of Amanda, passed away on January 14, 2017. Koty was born on February 2, 1995 in Fort Irwin, California. He was a 2013 graduate of Amanda Clearcreek High School and attended Fairfield Career Center. He graduated from Army basic training in Fort Jackson, SC on November 7, 2013. After basic training he was stationed at Fort Carson, CO where he was honorably discharged on December 14, 2016.
Koty was an amazing young man. He never met a stranger and he would give anyone the shirt off his back. He could light up the darkest of rooms with his jokes and goofiness. He adored his friends and family whole heartedly. He will forever be missed.
Koty is survived by his parents, Jr and Holly Noble; brothers and sisters, Laci Noble, Samantha (Travis) Huston, Jacob (Macie) Noble, Brady Noble, Kiera Jo Harvey and Mason Ann Henderson; grandparents, Nancy âNanaâ Hunter, Eva Huston, Evelyn âGracieâ Noble, Gaiel and Pam Noble; great uncle, Mike (Linda) Hunter; aunts and uncles, Amy (Chris) Robinson, Heather Parks, Samantha Dixon, Scott (Tricia) Huston, and Craig (Michelle) Huston; nieces and nephew, Audri Cleo Dennis, Mylie Rose Woodgeard, and Kayden Christopher Lane Bennett; and several cousins and numerous friends. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Joseph Huston and great-grandparents, Earl and Ruby Hunter.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, January 20, 2017 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Steve Ragland officiating. Burial will follow in Tarlton cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. on Wednesday, and 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. on Thursday at the funeral home.
The family request memorial contributions to the Taylor Funeral Home, PO Box 176, Amanda, OH 43102 to assist with expenses.