Help Find Joshua Amos, His Family Needs Your Help

Joshua Amos, a 32-year-old father from Granite City, Illinois, has been missing since March 19th, 2023.

Help Find Joshua Amos, His Family Needs Your Help
Joshua Louis Wayne Amos

Two young daughters need their father back, every day wishing for his return, it is indeed a harsh truth for everyone to take, but to them, it is a matter of counting days, sad sleepless nights, and inevitable longing.

A family that is enduring immense pain, exacerbated by the dreaded uncertainty of endless questions, searching for weeks without answers.

And a Mother's Day spent; without a son.

When someone goes missing, people show great sympathy toward their devastated families. But unfortunately, as days go by, it is instinctive for people to be distracted so easily by life course and its struggles. But time is of the essence.

It is admirable to see friends and strangers showing kindness by bringing themselves together for such a noble cause to help raise funds to increase the reward.

But still, the step of implementing vast shareability to help with quickly manageable search parties is crucial.

Joshua Louis Wayne Amos was born on July 28th, 1990. He grew up in Caseyville, Illinois, the fifth among seven siblings.

And after he went through a separation, he moved out to live with his roommates in Granite City, about twenty minutes away from Caseyville, Illinois.

He loves spending time with his two daughters and values meaningful moments with them outdoors, taking them on swimming trips.

According to his family, Joshua is diagnosed with bipolar disorder and has been going through a difficult time the last few years after the passing of his father.

He recently got a new job at Precoat Metals, which he was very excited about and doing well at it, working for long hours.

Some may not know this, but we lost our dad in 2020. It was unexpected and incredibly painful.

Our dad was Josh's best friend. His "old man."

Now we're once again faced with an unexpected and painful loss.

Our world was barely recovering from the loss of Dad. And now, we're missing our brother. We need answers. We need help. We need our family to be whole again... At least as whole as possible.

We can't get our dad back, but we're trying to hold hope we can have our brother back again.

On Saturday, March 18th, Joshua was hanging out with three friends visiting a club called Scarlett's Cabaret on Bunkum Road; in Washington Park.

He left his phone at his home in Granite City for an unknown reason, where he and his friends had met up before going out.

Around 4:58 a.m. On Sunday, March 19th, Joshua was captured on camera; leaving the club; by himself and walking into the parking lot.

A friend of Josh's went out to look for him, but he couldn't find him anywhere.

Shortly after, Joshua was spotted at Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center station in East St. Louis by a bus driver who helped and drove him to Emerson Park Station. The bus driver described him as being cold and disoriented.

At The Emerson Park Station, Joshua was seen on camera waiting for a train around 6:45 a.m. But never got on it, leaving the platform on foot as he walked to a nearby parking lot near Ee-Jay Motor Transports on Lincoln Avenue, a trucking company in East St Louis. And 7:28 a.m. It was, unfortunately, the last confirmed sighting of Joshua on surveillance.

No other person or car was captured in the footage.

Foot searches, door-to-door, and canine searches were conducted along 23rd Street in East St. Louis to Kingshighway near the Washington Park surrounding areas and woods in an attempt to find him, unfortunately, to no avail. Some of the abandoned buildings nearby have also been searched.

The family also contacted his bank and credit card companies; but found no activity detected since his disappearance.

There are words speculated of a man getting assaulted near the club where Joshua was last spotted around 5:30 a.m. The same day, but it hasn't been verified yet.

On social media, Joshua's loved ones have been raising awareness about his case and appealing to anyone who might have witnessed him or has any clue about his location to contact the police or the family. They are giving a $10,000 reward for information that leads to his finding.

Joshua's family and friends are not giving up hope that he will be found safe and sound. They are asking for your prayers and help in finding their loved one.

Joshua is 5' 10" tall and weighs around 180 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He was last seen in a light grey long-sleeve crew neck and blue jeans.

Joshua Amos' Photograph, Source: Facebook

He also has several tattoos of his daughters' names, starting with B and M on the chest, a Cross on the left bicep, a Chinese symbol on the right bicep, and several other tattoos on his lower arms.

Josh's daughters wanted to help in any way to find their daddy, so they wrote thank-you letters to the people who ordered from our fundraiser.

I'm running out of words to say to describe the pain. The desperation. The void. It's not supposed to be this way. This is not supposed to be happening to us. How does someone just disappear into thin air? It doesn't happen. This can't be happening. Please help us find my brother... We need more than these memories - we need answers. I'll be forever grateful.—Brittany Nichole

Time is of the essence, and your help is very much appreciated.

Please, contact the Illinois State Police at (618) 346-3990 or the Washington Park Police Department at (618) 874-0115 if you know anything about Joshua Amos's disappearance.

You can also follow the Facebook page "Help Find Josh Amos" for updates and ways to support his family.

Please share this article and keep Joshua's face prevalent on social media. No matter where you live, consider keeping an eye out for him. He could be outside of the IL/MO state lines.

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