About Josh Kaufman
Joshua William Kaufman of Sullivan, Missouri passed away at Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis County, Missouri on Thursday, December 27, 2001 at the age of 23 years.

Josh, as his family and friends knew him, was born at St. Louis, Missouri on June 25, 1978 to Michael and Robin (Head) Kaufman. He had lived the majority of his life in Sullivan and graduated from Sullivan High School, Class of 1996. Josh found great pleasure in sports and was the captain of the high school football team and played high school baseball. He was a member of the school band as a drummer. After graduation, he attended and later graduated from East Central College with an Associate of Arts degree in Business. Josh was also employeed at the Bourbon Family Center. He never knew a stranger and took time to talk to people. He always had a heart for people who were down and out. His family was always the center of attention for him. Josh also enjoyed fishing and golfing and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 3781.

He is survived by his beloved Megan; his parents, Mike and Robin Kaufman; his brother, Jake Kaufman; maternal grandmother, Delores Head; paternal grandmother Joan Kaufman, all of Sullivan, his faithful companion Mackenzie; other relatives and caring friends, which include Jerry, Melanie, Patrick, Drew and Mae. Presceding Josh in death were his paternal grandfather, Al Kaufman, and maternal grandfather, Virgil Head.



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