Douglas Alan Brubaker, 42, of Laura, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, September 4, 2011 at Kettering Medical Center, Dayton, after a courageous battle against cancer. He was born December 10, 1968 in Troy, Ohio. Doug was the son of the late David G. Brubaker and Jean (Jones) Brubaker Mattis.
He is survived by his beloved mother, Jean; step-father, Kenneth L. Mattis; sister, Carol (Mike) Fox of Tipp City; step-brother, Kenneth R. (Rob) Mattis and wife Katie of Tipp City; grandmothers, Blanche Jones of Wellington; and Audrey Mattis of West Milton; and nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and many first cousins, and numerous friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, David G. Brubaker; and grandparents, Fenton and Louise Brubaker, Edgar Jones and Kenneth M. Mattis.
Doug was a 1987 graduate of Milton-Union High School and graduated from Ohio State University in 1992 with a degree in Agriculture Mechanization. He was employed by Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc., as a product specialist. He had previously worked at Hartzell Fan, in Piqua. He had been active in 4-H and FFA, a member of Nashville United Church of Christ, and a member of Alpha Gamma Sigma Fraternity. For approximately 15 years, served as a counselor at Ohio 4-H Conservation Camp at Camp Ohio.
Friends may call Saturday, September 17, 2011 from 3 to 6 P.M. at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St., West Milton.
Friends may also call Sunday, September 18, 2011 from 1:30 until the 3 P.M. Memorial Service at Nashville United Church of Christ, 4540 West St. Rt. 571,West Milton.