Derek Hough Mourns The Loss of a Close Family Member

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Dancing with the Stars professional dancer turned judge, Derek hough recently shared a heartfelt tribute to his grandfather who passed away. In a photo posted on his Instagram, Derek is standing beside his grandfather, both of them smiling at the camera.

Derek Hough Mourns His Grandfather

The loss of a loved one can be a difficult and emotional experience, and Hough‘s tribute serves as a touching reminder of the impact our loved ones can have on our lives. The bond between the two is a special one, and it’s clear from Hough’s words that his grandfather played an important role in his life.

In the caption, Hough simply writes “Rest in Peace Gpa,” along with a folded hand emoji signifying a prayer. The post also offers comfort to others who may be going through a similar experience. Many of his followers commented messages of support and condolences in the comments section, sharing their own stories of loss and expressing their sympathy for Hough and his family.

Following Hough’s tribute to his grandfather on Instagram, it was later revealed through his mother Marriann’s Instagram post from New Year’s Eve 2022 that it was her father who had passed away. The post shows a montage showing Hough’s grandparents spending time with other family members.

Hough’s sister, Katherine also took to Instagram to share a touching tribute video montage of her grandfather, accompanied by a heartfelt message. In the video, viewers are treated to a collection of cherished moments with Hough’s grandfather, including family gatherings, birthday celebrations, and outings.

His Siblings Are Also Mourning

The Hough family has been in the public eye for years, with siblings Derek and Julianne making a name for themselves as dancers, actors, and entertainers. However, many fans may not be aware that the Hough family actually consists of five children.

Aside from the three previously mentioned siblings, the Hough family also includes two other children, Marabeth and Sharee. Marabeth Hough, the eldest of the Hough siblings, is a talented stunt performer, and singer. The second eldest daughter Sharee Hough is a fitness trainer and a celebrity dance coach.

The Hough family has always placed a strong emphasis on family values, and this is evident in the way that they support each other. Despite their busy schedules and separate careers, the siblings have always made time for one another and have remained close-knit throughout the years.

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