Joshua D. Emerick, 39, Duncansville, died Monday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Altoona, the son of Susan M. Emerick. Surviving are his mother; two daughters: Ella Emerick and Taylor Shaw; a son, Oscar Emerick; a granddaughter Rowen Potts; and a brother, Ronald Fink Jr. (Casey). Josh was very close to his uncles and aunts Clark Emerick, David Emerick (Jenny), Pastor Dane Emerick (Joan), He loved his cousins Anne Emerick Bidaut (His "Sister") Clark Jr., Sander, Dana, Nathan, Kira and Tina. Josh loved his nephew Keegan Kasen and Kobey. He was preceded in death by his beloved grandparents Charles and Betty Emerick; Aunt Paula Emerick, also by twin daughters Violet and Sophie Emerick and a son Dexter Emerick. Josh was an talented artist and He worked numerous place over the years cooking. He had gone to Altoona Area High School. At the request of the family, there will be no viewing. Arrangements are by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona.