See the Touching Way 'Below Deck' Captain Lee Rosbach Honored His Late Son Josh (Photo)
When people lose their dearest loved ones, they find different ways of coping with great loss. Captain Lee Rosbach, 70, is still trying to come to grips with his son's death and recently found a touching way to honor him.
Explaining to his fans his new project to pay tribute to his late son, the "Bravo" star wrote:
“Getting started at High Spirits Tattoo with the man Darian."
To come up with Joshua's tattoo, People reported that Rosbach collaborated with a man called Darian of the Tamarac, Florida-based High Spirits Tattoo Co.
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This is a photo of my son Josh. I posted a tribute to him from my bride, his Mom and I. Since this posting some demented piece of shit ha decide to exploit this for whatever reasons and I want to make sure you all know this did not come from me. Any post from me comes with a blue check mark verifying that it's actually me This guy is using the email address on hangout as Captainleerosbach243@gmail.com. It is not me and he did not post on my behalf. He is just some demented prick trying to capitalize on mine, Mary Anne, and others grief. I apologize for this and am taking appropriate steps to find this asshole and see that this is rectified. I'm sorry for any pain this may have caused.
ROSBACH GOES AN EXTRA MILE IN HONORING HIS LATE SON
To help his wife, Mary Anne, heal and cherish the memorable experiences with Joshua, Rosbach directly assisted in the re-designing of Anne's wedding ring.
To make sure that the ring would always remind his wife of their cherished son, Rosbach settled for a design that highlights a heart displaying Joshua's name with some of his ashes inside.
GONE SO SOON BUT STILL ALIVE IN THEIR MINDS
Expressing the emotional hiccups that come with losing a loved one, Rosbach mentioned that forgetting the loss isn't easy, and as parents, they're still trying to come to terms with it. Joshua's death has left a massive hole in their hearts.
He went on to say that it was painful and tragic that Joshua is gone. Adding that he would have preferred that parents die first instead of children, Rosbach echoed the mournful cry of parents who have lost their children prematurely.
ROSBACH ESTABLISHES A SCHOLARSHIP IN HIS SON'S NAME
Although Joshua Lee is no more, Rosbach established a scholarship to honor him by helping someone in need. The parents chose a person to receive free in-house treatment at the Awakening Recovery Center in Greenacres, Florida, indicating their compassion for people battling drug addiction.
Joshua Lee,42, owing to an accidental drug overdose, passed away on July 22, 2019. He had struggled with addiction for 20 years.
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