Josh was born to Alan and Gayle Reid in Dubuque, Iowa in 1974.
was raised working on his grandparent's, Berman & Lucille Reid's farm, which taught him the value of hard work.
As a young man, Josh
also worked bailing hay and helping out at a landscaping business.
soon began working for his
other grandparents, Richard & Pat Priemer, at what used to be known as Kings Motel Restaurant & Lounge.
worked in the kitchen and in maintenance.
He continued working at Kings throughout his high school years.
began working for his
grandfather as a construction worker.
In 1995 Josh took a job working in the yard at Flynn Lumber Do It Best, where he is now the yard manager.
Josh became a firefighter in 1994 and is still serving on the Gladwin Rural Urban Fire Department where he is now a lieutenant.
Josh has been a member of the Gladwin Eagles since 2002.
married the former Marilyn Muma in August of 1995.
They have three children, Jilaine, 15, Ryan, 13, and Morgan, 9.
In August of 1998, Josh
and Marilyn began building their own home and they finished construction in February of 1999.
free time, Josh
enjoys working on construction projects, boating, and riding ATV's.