Joshua A. Brugh, 37, Rochester, was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away at 10:10 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2017 at his residence. This followed a courageous battle with cancer.
In Fulton County, on May 6, 1979, Joshua Alex Brugh was born. He was a treasured son of James A. and Ronda R. Hood Brugh. As one of the five Brugh children, he shared his childhood with a sister, Audra, and three brothers: James, Jason and Joel.
During his high school years he was remembered as a fierce competitor for the Culver Academies men’s soccer team. With great Eagle pride he graduated from the Culver Academy in 1997.
Continuing his formal education, Joshua earned his degree as a registered nurse.
Joshua is lovingly remembered by his parents, Jim and Ronda; a sister, Audra Lomba and husband Ray Anthony of Valley Center, Calif.; two brothers: Jason Adam Brugh and wife Nicole of Flagstaff, Ariz.; James Brugh and wife Melissa of Mishawaka; nieces and nephews: Sierra Bryant and husband Justin, Tenaya Brugh, Zander Brugh, Jackson Hayes, Ashlyn Hayes, Addison Brugh; and his maternal grandmother, Doris Hood of Rochester.
Joshua was preceded by brother, Joel A. Brugh on July 28, 2009; maternal grandfather, Kenneth Hood on Oct. 2, 2004; paternal grandparents: Mildred Brugh on Nov. 5, 2012 and Joseph Brugh on Oct. 15, 2014.
Private family services will be held. Joshua will be laid to eternal rest on the family plot at the Rochester IOOF Cemetery. Preferred memorials in lieu of flowers may be made to the Fulton County Cancer Fund through the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, 715 Main Street, Rochester, IN 46975.